It's now more than two weeks since huge parts of Somerset were hit by the flooding and it could be many more before life there returns to normal.

Today an 83 year old woman has had been to be taken to hospital by rescue boat - because her home in Muchelney is still cut off by flood water. She's one of sixty or so villagers who are now effectively living on an island.

Volunteers from BARB search and rescue have been working almost non-stop, making dozens of trips to Muchelney with supplies and to ferry people backwards and forwards.

As of today, the village has use of a small boat to take children to school

This boat is being used to take children to school Credit: ITV News West Country

The village is finding ways to cope, but it's not easy.

You can watch David Woodland's full report below: