- West Country (W)
It's been another day of extreme weather in the region. At one stage gusty winds were so bad that high-sided vehicles, caravans and motorcycles were banned from using the Tamar Bridge.
Commuters faced widespread delays - Passengers at Exeter St Davids station had to take replacement buses as trains to Yeovil Junction and Taunton were cancelled. Cross Country trains cancelled its service between Plymouth and Bristol. Replacement buses were being run.
Devon County Council said temporary dams to stem the escape of water from the breached 200-year-old Grand Western Canal have been successful. Engineers worked overnight after approximately two miles of the canal drained through a 100ft gap in its embankment late on Wednesday afternoon.
Hundreds of people had to be evacuated from homes in Barnstaple after the River Yeo burst its banks.
A woman spent 50 minutes clinging to a branch after being swept away from her flooded car at Umberleigh in North Devon.
Braunton's brand new flood defences were unable to withstand their first test of flooding.