22 November 2012
Last updated at 16:03
Chris Poole captures the calm after the storm in Othery, Somerset. Further heavy rain and strong winds were predicted for Thursday after downpours in the West Country on Wednesday.
This photograph from Dave Burrows suggests kayak was the best way to negotiate the roads of Cullompton in Devon. Elsewhere in the county, 20 homes were evacuated after water breached the 200-year old Grand Western Canal at Halberton.
Heavy rain on Wednesday caused Goose Lane in Chilternpolden, Somerset, to flood. Photo by Tim Baker
The famous horseshoe-shaped Pulteney Weir in Bath is almost invisible under the torrent of water swelling the River Avon after the recent torrential rain. Picture sent in by Ahmad Jamal.
This snap from Giles Turnbull shows how flooding in the centre of Bradford-on-Avon near Bristol stopped work on this construction site.
Further north, the river Anker burst its banks at Alvecote near Tamworth, Staffordshire, flooding land and nearby gardens. Photo by Matthew Simpson.
Noel Enticott told the BBC that places near where he lives in Warwickshire were waterlogged or flooded: "I walk to work, but had to walk around the flooded areas so it took me twice as long.”
Gale force winds up to 70mph are battering Welsh coastlines, and the Met Office has predicted there could be worse to come. This fallen oak tree narrowly missed a home in New Quay, Cardigan Bay.
Hydrologist Josh Johnstone measures the level of River Forth at Aberfoyle, Stirling. As rain and winds sweep across Scotland, eastern Dumfriesshire, south Lanarkshire and the south-west Borders are expected to see the heaviest, most prolonged downpours on Thursday afternoon.
Scottish Transport Minister Keith Brown urged travellers to "be prepared and crucially give themselves more time so they can make journeys safely". Here a car braves the deluge in Paisley, Renfrewshire.
P&O's Spirit of Britain ferry is buffeted by winds as it nears Dover, Kent. On Wednesday, a ferry out of Ramsgate carrying about 700 sheep had to turn around in the Channel and return because of stormy weather.
In a flooded street in Taunton, Somerset, ingenuity is required to stay dry. Flood warnings remain in place across Bristol and Somerset following heavy rain on Wednesday. Send your photos to email@example.com. For conditions visit bbc.co.uk/terms.