The RAC is urging motorists not to take unnecessary risks by trying to drive through flooded roads their cars cannot cope with.
The rescue service says its seen a sharp rise in water related break downs over the last few days and is appealing to drivers to use an alternative route instead of taking their chances. Although some motorists are heeding the warning, others aren't.
A family from Melksham on holiday in Gloucestershire over Christmas had to be rescued from their cottage after being marooned by the floods.
Tyntesfield Estate in North Somerset has been forced to close after the visitor centre was flooded.
RNLI volunteers are on stand by as the region braces itself for more rain. Winds of up to 70mph are also expected.