95 0

Image caption About 130 properties in Wainfleet have been flooded after an average two months' rain fell in two days last week. People evacuated from their homes in a flooded Lincolnshire town may not be able to return until Friday. More than 580 homes in and around Wainfleet were evacuated after heavy rains led to the River Steeping bursting its banks on Wednesday. Residents still in their homes have been told to avoid using toilets, showers and washing machines due to a strain on the sewerage system. Powerful pumps are being used to try to reduce the water level. Image caption Up to 1,000 people have been evacuated from their homes. The equivalent of about two months' rain fell in two day... Full story

17 June