Storm Frank: Clean-up operations in place as storm recedes
Clean-up operations are taking place across the UK as flooding caused by Storm Frank continues to recede.
It comes after hundreds of homes were evacuated and thousands left without power amid heavy rain and high winds.
Earlier, police in Scotland said the body of a man who went missing while kayaking during the storm had been found in a river in Moray.
And several North Sea oil rigs were evacuated after a barge broke loose and drifted towards them in rough seas.
BP shut down production at its Valhall platform after the 110m-long barge began drifting towards it, a spokesman told Reuters. Several other rigs were also evacuated, with nearly 300 oil workers air-lifted to safety.
Drier conditions are forecast for most of the UK on New Year's Eve but fears of further flooding remain.
North-east Scotland, which bore the brunt of Wednesday's storm, is facing more heavy rain on Sunday and Monday.
In England and Wales there are still 21 flood warnings - which mean immediate action is required - with another 21 in Scotland.
The weather has caused widespread disruption on the rail network, with journeys on the West Coast main line between Carlisle and Glasgow still suspended due to damage on the track. Disruption to the line is expected to last all day.
Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has visited York city centre, where hundreds of people were forced to leave their homes due to flooding. He also raised concerns with the Environment Agency that new high-volume water pumps had not been sent to flood-hit areas.
The EA said one of the pumps had been deployed to Cumbria earlier this month and an additional 43 smaller pumps had been deployed in more confined areas, such as York city centre, where larger pumps could not be deployed.
Mr Corbyn praised the "superhuman efforts" of EA workers and said Labour would pressurise the government to "fully fund the Environment Agency, not cut its budget" and pay for flood defences where necessary.
Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon, said the flooding had been "devastating" as she visited shops and businesses In Newton Stewart, Dumfries and Galloway that had been affected by Storm Frank.
"This is probably the worst flooding episode that Newton Stewart and much of this region has experienced, for some people, in living memory.
"On the other side of that, the response has been heroic," she said.
Prince Charles and Camilla have made a private visit to the Deeside town of Ballater, Aberdeenshire, to meet residents affected by flooding.
In Northern Ireland, more than 270 roads were blocked by floods or fallen trees, with some still impassable.
It comes as early provisional statistics from the Met Office suggest December has set new records for both temperature and rainfall.
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