Homes evacuated as month's worth of rain in a day brings travel chaos
Parts of England endured a month's worth of rain in 24 hours, with people forced to evacuate their homes, others stranded overnight in a shopping centre, and travel plans thrown into chaos. An Environment Agency (EA) rain gauge showed Swineshaw in the Peak District saw 4.4in (112mm) of rain on Thursday - the highest total of anywhere across England - while flood-hit parts of Sheffield experienced 3.4in (85mm) during the same period.