In Pictures: Rivers rise and residents rescued amid relentless rain

Heavy rainfall has continued to cause disruption across the country, with parts of Lincolnshire experiencing more than two months of rain in just two days.

Residents are taken to safety in an inflatable boat by rescue workers in Wainfleet All Saints, in Lincolnshire, where streets and properties are flooded after the town had more than two months of rain in just two days
Residents are taken to safety in an inflatable boat by rescue workers in Wainfleet All Saints, in Lincolnshire, where streets and properties are flooded after the town had more than two months of rain in just two days
RAF Chinook helicopter
RAF Chinook helicopter
An RAF Chinook helicopter that was deployed to try and stem the flow of water in Wainfleet All Saints
An RAF Chinook helicopter that was deployed to try and stem the flow of water in Wainfleet All Saints
A flooded field in Thorpe Culvert, Lincolnshire, where more than two months of rain fell in just two days
A flooded field in Thorpe Culvert, Lincolnshire, where more than two months of rain fell in just two days
A flooded railway line in Thorpe Culvert, Lincolnshire, where more than two months of rain fell in just two days
A flooded railway line in Thorpe Culvert, Lincolnshire, where more than two months of rain fell in just two days
The River Steeping breaching its banks at Thorpe St Peter in Lincolnshire
The River Steeping breaching its banks at Thorpe St Peter in Lincolnshire
Rescue workers in Wainfleet All Saints, in Lincolnshire, where streets and properties are flooded after the town had more than two months of rain in just two days
Rescue workers in Wainfleet All Saints, in Lincolnshire, where streets and properties are flooded after the town had more than two months of rain in just two days