- West Country (W)
Businesses affected by flooding in Somerset have lost more than £17,000 each in just six weeks.
That's according to a survey by the Somerset Chamber of Commerce, which estimates trade is down a quarter on average.
Half of those questioned said their journeys to work had doubled and they were also hit by phone and computer problems. The chief executive says the £10million pledged to help flood-hit businesses will only scratch the surface.
Campaigners have come up with a novel way to prevent future flooding across our region by reintroducing beavers to our waterways.
The Prime Minister has announced a £10 million support package for businesses affected by the floods.
Some the keys statistics and facts about the floods