Flood water pumped out of houses in Wilberfoss
25 November 2012 Last updated at 18:27 GMT
Humberside Fire and Rescue Service attended dozens of incidents throughout Sunday after heavy rain fell across the Yorkshire and north Lincolnshire region.
Many residents, including people in Wilberfoss, spent their time protecting their homes from flood water.
BBC Look North's Emma Massey met some of the people who spent the day clearing excess water.