Stephen Gilbert, the MP for St Austell & Newquay has received praise over Twitter in response to his tweet about how he helped rescue a woman from the Thames by throwing her a life-buoy.
The MP tweeted: "shaken after seeing a body float past House of Commons terrace - she moved, I threw a life-buoy and she's now been rescued! #Result"
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The Environment Agency has issued its highest flood warning for Portreath - saying that lives are at risk in the area.
A weekend of bad weather is due to hit the South West from today (6 February). The Met Office and Environment Agency have issued warnings.
The young man who turned his bedroom into a bomb-making factory and then tested the devices in disused mine shafts.