60 years ago today, the villages of Lynmouth and Barbrook were devastated by floods
People living on the Somerset Levels say mismanagement of recent flooding has turned farmland and wildlife habitat into a swamp.
The wet and windy weather in the region is bad news for many events over the bank holiday weekend
Dorset Police have said drivers are causing considerable problems by ignoring diversion signs and trying to find their own alternative routes.
Back roads through small villages - particularly around the A35 road closure - are causing motorists problems. These smaller roads are either flooded, covered in flood debris or too narrow to cope with the increased volume of traffic.
Diversion routes have been carefully devised to provide the safest and most appropriate alternative routes for all road users, and ignoring the diversions will cause further delay and disruption.
Police advise that roads will be re-opened as soon as they are safe and passable.
Beaminster Tunnel in Dorset is to remain closed until the 22nd July. The tunnel was damaged in a landslip caused by heavy rain in the area. The A3066 had to be completely closed between B3163 Clay Lane and B3164.
It's been a day of clearing up and counting the cost in communities across Devon and Dorset after some of the heaviest rain in recent memory. Homes were flooded and roads made impassable as rain swept in late on Friday night and on into Saturday.
Richard Lawrence reports from Dorset, where one of the region's major commuter routes has been closed.
Heavy rain that was expected in the Midlands is now very much shifting towards South West.
It's expected that 80mm (2inches) of rain will fall overnight. Problem areas are likely to be Cornwall, Devon and Somerset. The Environment agency is warning people to stay away from flooding rivers.
People living on the Somerset Levels says a mismanagement of recent flooding has turned a thousand acres of prime farmland and important wildlife habitat into a swamp.
Farmers and residents of North Curry say the Environment Agency should have pumped last month's floodwater off more quickly. This Spring's grass crop is now mud and rotting vegetation, which can be smelt for miles around.
Duncan Sleighholme reports brings us this report on baby animals which were caught in the floods which affected the South West this week. Many are recovering at the Secret world wildlife centre in Highbridge Somerset. Staff say they're lucky to have been saved.
Baby animals which were caught in the floods which affected the South West this week are recovering at the Secret World wildlife centre in Highbridge, Somerset. Staff say they're lucky to have been saved from the floods this week