14 flood warnings are now in place across the South West. The Environment Agency has issued advice on how people should be more flood aware.
Below is a video with flood risk expert, Pete Cox.
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.