More rain forecast in flooded areas
23 December 2012 Last updated at 17:52 GMT
Flooding and heavy rain are continuing to cause problems in south-west England and parts of Wales and Scotland.
One severe flood warning remains in Cornwall, and there are about 150 flood warnings in England and Wales, and about 30 in Scotland.
Houses have been flooded and evacuated in Stoke Canon, near Exeter, and Stonehaven, near Aberdeen.
Rail services in the south-west of England and between Dundee and Aberdeen have been hit by floods and landslips.
Andrew Plant reports from Devon.