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.Read more: Major incidents declared across UK over Storm Dennis floodsPolice 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.
Storm Dennis battered the UK with flooding, heavy rain and 90mph winds at the weekend.
The UK is facing flooding and high winds for the second weekend in a row, as Storm Dennis is set to be even worse than Storm Ciara.
Parts of Mytholmroyd and Hebden Bridge lay submerged again this weekend, four years after the 2015 Boxing Day floods.
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Some areas of southern England got nearly 2in (50mm) of rain in just 36 hours, causing flooding and travel chaos as roads were closed.
Yellow weather warnings and flood warnings are in place in parts of the UK as two inches of rain were forecast for Saturday.
Parts of the UK have been hit by snow as six severe weather warnings were put in place across the country for ice, rain and snow - including in flood-striken Yorkshire.
VENICE/ROME (Reuters) - If everything had gone according to plan, Tuesday's high tide should never have reached the lagoon city of Venice, let alone flood its basilica, submerge its squares and inundate its historic palaces.
As many as 630 million people live on land that lies below projected annual flood levels for 2100.
Heavy rain has caused chaos in parts of the north of the UK as flooding saw people rescued by emergency services after they were stranded, with others evacuated.A major incident was declared late on Wednesday in Poynton, Cheshire, due to “severe flooding” and early on Thursday rail lines between Manchester Airport and Wilmslow had also been disrupted by the deluge.Police have urged people not to ignore ‘road closed’ signs by driving or walking through water, warning that their car could become submerged or the road underneath could have collapsed.Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service (CFRS) said firefighters, emergency services personnel and staff from Highways England were helping those affected, with a rest centre established at Poynton Civic Hall.Poynton Fire Station said its crews had attended more than 20 incidents, including rescuing at least 11 people from floodwater in the area during a four-hour period.Police in nearby Wilmslow also said officers were “dealing with flooding” and had evacuated affected residents, with Oakenclough Children’s Centre open as a rest centre.Things were set to look up on Thursday, with the Met Office forecasting a “much drier picture” across England.Forecaster Luke Miall said only sporadic rain was likely in central and western Scotland and northern England, possibly as far south as Yorkshire.
The Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning for rain large areas of Scotland and England, with the exception of the South West region, until Sunday afternoon.
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