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Wednesday, 24 October, 2001, 12:21 GMT 13:21 UK
In pictures: Floods in the Fens
More than a month's worth of rain fell in Cambridgeshire on Sunday, leaving much of the county awash and the ground too sodden to soak up the continuing showers. Click here to read more about the floods.

road closed
Floodwaters still soak the village of Oakington

Boys jumping
Not that these boys are complaining

Cyclist
The sodden ground makes biking tough going

Bungalow
The high tide mark on a pensioner's flat in Oakington

Sodden carpets outside pensions' bungalow
The hard task of drying out and cleaning up flooded homes

Dog scampers about in flooded common
At least some are having fun after the rains

Rubbish bin in swollen river
The River Cam all but swamps a bankside rubbish bin

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