As more rain falls across the Anglia region on Friday and with more forecast over the weekend there remain a number of Flood Warnings in force.
At 9.30 am on Friday there were 9 Flood Warnings and 29 Flood Alerts in place in the Eastern Counties. Most of the Flood Warnings are along the River Nene in Northamptonshire and Cambridgeshire.
It comes as 2012 was confirmed as the wettest in more than a century of weather records.
More details of the Flood Warnings are on the Environment Agency website.
Department stores across the East have said sales this Christmas have been the best ever with takings up considerably despite the economic downturn.
It was a gloomy start to December for retailers, but the last week has provided a much-needed boost before what experts say will be an 'ongoing endurance test' in 2013.
The rain keeps falling in December and 2012 looks set to be wettest since records began in East Anglia more than a century ago. The weather conditions continue to cause flooding in parts of the region with rivers overflowing and roads under water.
To make matters worse the Environment Agency, based in Peterborough, says more rain is on its way.
At 5pm on Thursday 27 December there were 9 Flood Warnings and 31 Flood Alerts in force across the Anglia region. The Environment Agency website has further details.
Both the A1101 Wash Road at Welney in Norfolk and the A1123 Earith Causeway in Cambrideshire are closed due to flooding.
According to the Environment Agency there is more than 4 foot of water (128 cm) on the road in Welney.
The water is nearly a foot deep (28 cm) at Earith. Diversions are in place on both routes.
With further rain forecast in the Anglia region it's likely there will be further problems with flooding into the New Year.Read the full story ›
Thousands of bargain hunters have descended on the region's shopping malls and high streets for the post-Christmas sales. Experts say sales records are being smashed as shoppers look to make big savings.
It was a gloomy outlook for retailers throughout December with many people waiting for the last weekend before Christmas to do their shopping.
The British Retail Consortium says Christmas trading hasn't been exceptional but when sales figures come out in January they're predicted to show a modest rise compared to last year.
With many rivers running high, a number of Flood Warnings issued by the Environment Agency remain in force in the Anglia region.Read the full story ›
The Environment Agency still has 13 Flood Warnings and 45 Flood Alerts in force across the Anglia region as the wet weather continues over the Christmas period.
Today's rain will clear the east of the Anglia region during the early afternoon although more rain is expected by tomorrow morning.
Click here for the list of Flood Warnings in the Anglia region.
The Environment Agency still has 17 Flood Warnings in force across the Anglia region as more rain is forecast over the next few days.
There are also 51 of the lower level Flood Alerts in place across the region.
The maps below show that the worst affected areas are Northamptonshire, Cambridgeshire, Bedfordshire and Essex.
Early indications suggest that 2012 could be the wettest on record in East Anglia following on from 2011 which was the driest year since 1921.