Network Rail says it's hoping to re-open the main line between Exeter and Tiverton tomorrow at noon, a week after heavy rain paralysed many rail services in and out of the region. But it's also warned commuters on other routes face more misery into the New Year. Jonathan Gibson reports.
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.