More than a week's worth of rain has fallen in just three hours in Suffolk.
The Met Office weather station at Wattisham near Ipswich recorded 11.8 mm (half an inch) of rain in the three hours to 7am on Friday morning. The site would normally expect an average of 41 mm in the whole of February.
Heavy overnight rain and the wettest January since 1988 has sparked dozens of flood warnings and flood alerts across the Anglia region.
The region's emergency services say drivers are putting themselves in danger by ignoring road signs and driving through flood water.
A driver has been describing the moment his van was swept away by flood waters in Much Hadham, Hertfordshire.
Floods have hit parts of the region, putting homes at risk and leaving motorists stranded in their cars.