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England floods: Your pictures

Photo: Liam Quinn

BBC News website readers have been sending in their pictures of flooding in England. Liam Quinn took this picture at 11am on Saturday in Morpeth, Northumberland.

Photo: Liam Quinn

The same street four hours later shows how quickly the water level has risen. Liam captured the difference in this picture taken from the safety of his bedroom window.

Photo: Lucy Yates

Lucy Yates crosses the ford at Wootton in Shropshire every day. She took this picture of a car trapped by the rising water on Saturday.

Photo: Brian Main

Brian Main took this picture of a windswept and flooded field on his way from Harbottle to Newcastle from a bridge in Rothbury.

Photo: Helen Walklett

Helen Walklett lives in Rothbury and sent in this picture of the river which has burst its banks. The village has been cut off by the floods and some houses have been evacuated.

Photo: Andy Forster

The water level at River Cole ford in Birmingham has risen to four feet since the floods. Andy Forster came across this scene and guesses that the driver got stuck on Friday night.

Photo: Mike Weissenborn

The local brook in Slaithwaite, Huddersfield, overflowed as a result of heavy rain. Mike Weissenborn sent this photo of a flooded street, which now been cleared but is full of mud.

Photo: Rachel Hall

Rachel and John Hall came across this scene in Halesowen. The small river that runs through the town is a few miles long and the current on Saturday was very strong.

Photo: Jason Gambone

Jason Gambone lives opposite these flooded houses in Birmingham. Evacuation of the residents was impeded by the pressure of the water against the front doors.

Photo: Claire Hampson

Claire Hampson took this photo at Brompton Beck near Northallerton. The water level at the time of the photo stood at three foot and the beck was almost bursting its banks.

Photo: Ian Birtwistle

Ian Birtwistle was stuck at Darlington station for an hour as the line to Northallerton was badly flooded. Send your pictures to For terms and conditions see link on the right.


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