Homeowners whose property has been damaged by floods are being warned to be careful of rogue traders.
Devon and Cornwall Police say people need to keep aware and that homeowners should always check the ID of anyone who calls at your doorstep.
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.