Somerset Levels have been one of the worst-affected areas during the floods and today's aerial images reveal the situation remains bleak.

It is believed that the area has been particularly badly hit because it is one of the lowest and flattest in the country.

Farms have been devastated by the sever weather. Credit: Simon Harris / ITV News

Estimates suggest the flooding caused around 10% of the Levels to be under water.

An upturn in the weather has not put an end to more flood alerts. Credit: Simon Harris / ITV News