Somerset coast hit by tidal surge and high winds
3 January 2014 Last updated at 21:54 GMT
On the Somerset coast a number of flood warnings were in place as high winds and a tidal surge threatened properties.
In Weston-super-Mare and Clevedon debris was cleared from roads after high tides.
Inland on the Somerset Levels RSPCA officers carried out a large-scale rescue of cattle and horses from a flooded farm.
Across much of the county there were reports of large hailstones falling.