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Heavy rain hits the UK
  • 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. The Royal Air Force has been drafted in after the River Steeping breached its banks.
  • Flood damage in a house 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. The Royal Air Force has been drafted in after the River Steeping breached its banks.
  • 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. The Royal Air Force has been drafted in after the River Steeping breached its banks.
  • Members of the public wade through floodwater 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. The Royal Air Force has been drafted in after the River Steeping breached its banks.
  • An RAF Chinook helicopter delivers sandbags to plug a gap where the River Steeping burst its banks near Wainfleet All Saints, in Lincolnshire. Fields, streets and properties have been flooded after the town had more than two months of rain in just two days.
  • An RAF Chinook helicopter delivers personnel to the edge of the River Steeping where it burst its banks near Wainfleet All Saints, in Lincolnshire, where fields, streets and properties are flooded after the town had more than two months of rain in just two days. The RAF and other agencies are trying plug the breach with sandbags.
  • Dark storm clouds gather out at sea off the north east coast today as the rain continues to fall over much of the country.
  • Cattle stranded in floodwater at Thorpe Culvert, near 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. The Royal Air Force has been drafted in after the River Steeping breached its banks.
  • A flooded railway line in Thorpe Culvert, Lincolnshire, where more than two months of rain fell in just two days. The Royal Air Force has been drafted in after the River Steeping breached its banks.
  • Water gushes through the breach in the River Steeping near Wainfleet All Saints, Lincolnshire, where more than two months of rain fell in just two days. The Royal Air Force has been drafted in after the river burst its banks.
  • 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. The Royal Air Force has been drafted in after the River Steeping breached its banks.
  • 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. The Royal Air Force has been drafted in after the River Steeping breached its banks.