Sunday, 27 December 2015

UK Hit By Flood As Thousands Leave Their Home Within Few Hours Of Rain (Pictures)

Businesses devastated: View from a balcony over flooded shops in one of the region's worst affected towns, Hendon Bridge

Escape: People in Croston walk through the flooded streets in lifejackets

Swamped: In Rochdale Town Centre, cars have been left stranded in the streets in the horrendous floods that have hit the entire region

An elderly resident is rescued from her flooded home in Littleborough in Greater Manchester as torrential rain caused mass flooding

A man wades through flood waters at Hebden Bridge in West Yorkshire, where flood sirens were sounded after torrential downpours

Static: A caravan park inundated by flood water after the River Nidd burst its banks in Knaresborough, North Yorkshire

The hole street is underwater in Mytholmroyd and these images of the devastation show how water levels have risen above the level of the windows in homes and shops in West Yorkshire after a month of rainfall fell in just a day