Storm Dennis: Remarkable drone pictures show flooding devastation

The utter devastation caused by Storm Dennis has been captured by drone pictures.

Images taken from above Crickhowell in Powys, Wales, show how the market town was completely flooded.

The town was left underwater after a month’s worth of rain fell on Saturday and Sunday.

The River Usk broke its banks near a bridge, flooding the town with muddy water.

Many people across the UK have been surveying the flood damage caused to their homes by the storm.

The government said climate change meant it could not protect every household from flooding.

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Police fear a woman has died after being swept away by floodwater.

West Mercia Police said the search for a woman missing near Tenbury in Worcestershire since Sunday morning had resumed on Monday.

The storm’s aftermath continued to cause transport chaos on Monday as train lines and roads were blocked by flooding and fallen trees.

Network Rail is assessing the repairs needed to reopen parts of the railway damaged by torrential downpours and strong winds over the weekend.

CrossCountry, Great Western Railway, Northern, South Western Railway, Southern, Thameslink and Transport for Wales were among the operators with delays and cancellations on Monday morning.