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In Pictures: Rivers rise and residents rescued amid relentless rain

In Pictures: Rivers rise and residents rescued amid relentless rain

Friday 14 June 2019

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.

Spring weather 14th June 2019
Waders were the sensible choice in one part of Lincolnshire (Joe Giddens/PA)
Spring weather 14th June 2019
Rescue workers in Wainfleet All Saints, in Lincolnshire, where streets and properties are flooded (Joe Giddens/PA)
Spring weather 14th June 2019
One resident wades through flood water in his lounge after the River Steeping breached its banks (Joe Giddens/PA)
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)
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)
Spring weather 14th June 2019
A man wades through floodwater in Wainfleet All Saints, in Lincolnshire (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)
Water gushes through the breach in the River Steeping near
Water gushes through the breach in the River Steeping near Wainfleet (Joe Giddens/PA)
Cattle stranded in floodwater at Thorpe Culvert, near Wainfleet
Cattle stranded in floodwater at Thorpe Culvert, near Wainfleet (Joe Giddens/PA)
An RAF Chinook helicopter delivers sandbags to plug a gap in the River Steeping
An RAF Chinook helicopter delivers sandbags to plug a gap in the River Steeping (Joe Giddens/PA)
Dark storm clouds gather off the North East coast
Dark storm clouds gather off the North East coast (Owen Humphreys/PA)

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