Rescue teams from Exmoor, Cornwall and Dartmoor prepare to head north to help in the rescue operation in the north of England after "unprecedented" levels of flooding.
Hundreds have been forced from their homes with York one of the worst hit areas with two dozen severe flood warnings, meaning there is a danger to life.
Rising waters continue to overwhelm flood defences in Lancashire and Greater Manchester where a month's worth of rainfall fell in a day leaving thousands of homes were left without power.
-CALLOUT- On the way to assist with the flood conditions in Yorkshire.
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Mostly dry with a fair amount of cloud over the South West. Cloudy & mild tomorrow morning.
Largely dry with spots of rain over night here in the West. A cloudy start tomorrow morning.
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