The unnamed man was spotted stranded in the deep water in his car by David Dunn in Keynsham, Somerset who, along with his son, drove their Land Rover into the deep water and pulled the shaken man from his car through the window.

The south west of the country has borne the brunt of hurricane like conditions that have seen three weeks of rain fall over night, according to the estimations of some forecasters, with 270 flood alerts and 230 flood warnings issued across the country.

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