Shops flooded after storm: more to come?

Sarah Coles
Weston beach
Weston beach

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Shops and restaurants along the prom at Weston-Super-Mare were under inches of water yesterday - after forecasters failed to predict a storm - leaving new sea defences lying useless.

So how could this happen, and with more bad weather expected across the country, what impact would a flood have on your home?