UK floods: Michael Fish on storms and weather history
12 February 2014 Last updated at 13:20 GMT
The UK has had more devastating floods in the past "but not as widespread or as long-lasting" said the weatherman Michael Fish.
On the Daily Politics, Andrew Neil asked if the floods hitting southern parts of the UK were the worst ever, before the weather expert shared some meteorological facts and figures from history.
And he predicted no end in the near future to the current poor weather conditions.