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 had to be taken to safety in an inflatable boat by rescue workers in Wainfleet All Saints, Lincolnshire (Joe Giddens/PA)
RAF Chinook helicopter
An RAF Chinook helicopter was brought in to help fix a burst riverbank in the county (Ministry of Defence/PA (Ministry of DeFence/PA)
An RAF Chinook helicopter that was deployed to try and stem the flow of water in Wainfleet All Saints
Efforts to prevent further flooding (Ministry of Defence/PA)
A flooded field in Thorpe Culvert, Lincolnshire, where more than two months of rain fell in just two days
Thorpe Culvert in Lincolnshire saw more than two months of rain fall in two days (Joe Giddens/PA)
A flooded railway line in Thorpe Culvert, Lincolnshire, where more than two months of rain fell in just two days
Railway lines were submerged in water (Joe Giddens/PA)
The River Steeping breaching its banks at Thorpe St Peter in Lincolnshire
The River Steeping breached its banks at Thorpe St Peter in Lincolnshire (Richard Hardesty/PA)
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 came to the aid of residents left stranded by the flooding (Joe Giddens/PA)
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