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In pictures: Your flooding photos
24 November 2009
Last updated at 11:10 GMT
Local residents in Cumbria have been assessing the damage after record rainfall caused flooding in the area, whilst forecasts of more rain prompts fears of further problems.
Shopkeepers and homeowners in Cockermouth have been surveying the damage after floods devastated parts of Cumbria following a record amount of rainfall over a 24-hour period in the area.
Residents are bracing themselves for further problems as warnings are made that more heavy rain could bring another round of flooding. The estimated cost of clean-up and renovation claims has been put at £100m.
As the flood waters receded residents were warned it could take years to repair the damage. Many schools, bridges and roads are still closed in Cumbria and there are many diversion routes in Workington and other towns.
Iain from Motherwell sent this photo in of his van which sank into a pool of water. In parts of Scotland a month's rain fell in just 36 hours in some places. In Cockermouth in north-west England people were forced to leave their homes.
Amy Graham sent this picture in, she spent the night on a classroom floor after being evacuated from her university hall of residence in Ambleside. The Environment Agency says the scale of the flooding has never been seen before.
Pc Bill Barker, 44, died after falling into the River Derwent when Northside bridge collapsed in Workington. Wayne and Jamie sent this photo from the town.
Jay says he got stuck in traffic in Barrow. Severe flooding in Cumbria was caused by a combination of heavy rainfall, saturated ground and swollen rivers.
Jess sent in this picture of Keswick in Cumbria, one of the areas badly affected by flooding.
Here's a photo sent in from Appleby, Cumbria. A total of six bridges have collapsed in the county and checks are being carried out on the safety of the remaining ones.
Another photo from Appleby, sent in by Sharon, shows flooding there. RAF helicopters were forced to lift people to safety in Cockermouth, with some forced to break through the roofs of their houses.
People were warned not to drive or walk through flood water or try to unblock drains. Steve sent in this picture from Kendal in Cumbria.
Andrew sent a photo of the flooding from Castle Douglas in Kirkcudbrightshire.
Shortly after this photo was taken the river Kent at Burneside in Cumbria overflowed its banks.
Cleator in Cumbria experienced flooding and heavy rain. The environment agency advised people to check on the elderly and move valuables to safety.
The west of England also saw some heavy rain. This photo shows the River Wye in Hereford.
This photo shows snowfall in Skegness, Lincolnshire.
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