In 2007 the flood Hull with six months worth of rain falling within a fortnight.
For many the emotional and financial recovery from the floods continues today.
ITV News Correspondent Debi Edward reports:
In Hull 15,000 people were forced out of their homes as the waters rose.
Louise Beech's home was one of those flooded and she knows how hard it will be for those in the south and south west whose home are currently underwater.
One farmer has spoken about how hard it will be for those hit by the recent floods to get back on their feet.
Martin Voase lost £250,000 worth of crops in 2007.