The leader of Devon County Council has demanded that the Government provides more support for the South West following the latest wave of storm force weather.
John Hart, who chairs the body representing local authorities across the peninsula, says there's nothing anybody can do about the weather but the time has come for the Government to take action on improving the region's resilience.
This video posted by lollipop494 shows the Penzance coastline in Cornwall being battered by large waves and heavy rain. Strong winds saw large waves blow on to the carriageway causing problems for motorists.
People had to be rescued from their cars in Launceston in Cornwall after they got submerged in water. The Tamar Bridge had a lane closed for a time this evening due to strong winds. Train travel has also been disrupted with trees falling on tracks.
The Environment Agency has 26 flood warnings in place in England and Wales, with flooding expected and immediate action required.
Warnings were concentrated across the South West, Wales and the North West.
There were also 114 flood alerts, with flooding possible and the public told to "be prepared" throughout the rest of the country. Police closed the A595 at Moota in Cumbria after the roof was blown off a hotel, with motorists asked to avoid the area.
A roof blew off another property in Seaton and disruption due to trees blocking roads was reported in Whitehaven and Hackthorpe. There were also delays for train passengers across parts of the South West.
South West Trains reported problems due to trees on the track near Sherborne in Dorset and on a train between Exeter and Axeminster in Devon.