UK Weather: Homeowners warned of more floods on Christmas Day as forecasters warn of heavy rains

Merry Christmas from our Great British weather: Ruined homes, flooded fields, a nightmare getaway and more rain STILL to come Bodmin saw 155 mm in five days – it has a usual monthly average of 300mmFirst Great Western: 'If you are planning to travelling to or from Devon and Cornwall it is advised to postpone your journey if at all possible' 165 UK flood warnings in place – majority in Midlands and the South WestThree people were killed in a crash near Midlothian, which had heavy rain Scotland and West Country are likely to suffer the most Christmas Eve rain Up to 30mm of rain is expected to fall between midnight and noonMet Office: Britain is now set for one of its wettest years since 1910 | UPDATED: 01:08 GMT, 25 December 2012 Homeowners are on alert for further flooding on Christmas Day as forecasters warn of heavy rains as the bad weather continues to threaten homes, businesses, roads and railways. With 165 flood warnings in place, tomorrow is expected to be a rather showery day across the UK, with the continued risk of thundery downpours for southern and western parts. The great Christmas getaway has been stalled by floods which are hampering the rail network with lines in the south-west among services hardest hit

Pair of Australian black swans that had been together for seven years reunited in Regent"s Park, London after being separated because of…

No longer angry birds: Swans finally reunited after squabbling led to pair being separated Park staff forced to separate pair of Australian black swans last summerMale swan was seen looking for his partner and calling out for herStaff at Regent's Park, London, said their reintroduction was successful | UPDATED: 18:06 GMT, 15 December 2012 Lovebirds: Royal Parks staff release the pair of reunited Australian black swans on to Queen Mary's Gardens lake, in Regents Park, London After seven years together, their romance came to an abrupt end last summer when constant 'squabbling' meant they had to be separated. But a pair of swans is having another go at making love work, as they were released into Regent's Park together. It is well known that swans mate for life, but the pair of Australian black swans began to concern park staff with their feisty attitude towards each other