Jane Greenslade was is one of 30 drivers forced to abandon their cars following road closures in Somerset. She, along with other drives and passengers have been forced to spend the night in a village hall in Nether Stowey until the roads become passable.
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The fight for 10 Downing Street kicks off today with the dissolution of Parliament - and the South West is a key battleground for votes.
The Liberal Democrats won the Bath constituency in 2010. With the current MP standing down, the Conservatives are targeting this seat.
Bridgwater and West Somerset is considered a Conservative safe seat - in 2010 they had a majority of over 9,000 votes.