UK floods: 'Christmas was the worst time it could happen'
27 December 2013 Last updated at 13:25 GMT
Sarah and Gareth, who live in Surrey, talk to the BBC about how their house was flooded over the Christmas period.
They were away for Christmas but were warned by their neighbours that water was lapping at the doorstep.
More than 50 flood warnings have been issued in England, Wales and Scotland, with rain falling on saturated ground.