- West Country (W)
Two adults and a small child have been rescued from the roof of a 4x4 trapped in floodwater near Taunton.
Devon & Somerset Fire & Rescue were called to New Road in North Curry last night. They brought in the Specialist Rescue Team from Bridgwater who used a boat to bring the family to dry land.
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.