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In Pictures: Severe flooding

A lorry going through water [Pic: David Peadon]

Flooding has hit several parts of the country, especially the south-west. David Peadon captured the flooding on Station Road in Illminster, Somerset.

Flooded lane [Pic: Vicky Young]

Vicky Young sent in pictures of flooding at her home in Isle Brewers, in south Somerset.

Flooded lane [Pic: Vicky Young]

The flooding in Isle Brewers was so severe that it prevented Ms Young from leaving her house.

Flooding in Tatworth, South Chard, Somerset

Sam Smith sent in this picture from Tatworth in South Chard, Somerset. He said it is of streams that swelled to resemble rivers.

A flooded garden [Pic: Jen Thorpe]

This picture was taken by Jen Thorpe of her partner Jack in their garden - he is searching for leeks. The couple live in Maud, Aberdeenshire.

A flooded road in Ilminster [pic: Ian Goddard]

Homes were flooded in Ilminster in Somerset. But Ian Goddard, who took this picture, said the water now seemed to be receding.

A flooded road [Pic: Adrian Davenport]

Floods caused travel chaos in many parts of the south west, including in Yeovil, Somerset, where this picture was taken by Adrian Davenport.

Burst banks of the River Frome [Pic: Daniel Dollin]

Daniel Dollin sent in this picture of the River Frome after it burst its banks. You can send your photos and videos to, see right-hand side for terms and conditions.

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