What to do if you are flooded out

Felpham flooding
Felpham flooding

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This is officially the wettest drought on record. Hot on the heels of last weeks' flooding in West Wales, floods have engulfed the Sussex coastline. And the worst is not over yet, with three days of hurricane-force winds and three months' worth of rain expected over the next three days.

Flood alerts have been issued across the country and a 'major flood event' warning in the South West and Wales. So what can you do if you are affected?