It's official - it's been the wettest year in England since records began - and some parts of the West have had a THIRD as much extra rain than average.
There's to be no let up for the end of year, with more rain forecast over the weekend.
There are currently 13 flood warnings in place for the south west.
Bob Constantine reports:
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Bob Crampton with the weather