A severe flood warning has been issued as forecasters said up to a month's rain could fall over 24 hours with Yorkshire among the worst affected.
The Environment Agency said the risk of flooding was expected to be the highest of a so-far wet year, with properties and transport in some parts of the country likely to be hit. Yorkshire, the North East, the Midlands and East Anglia are likely to take the brunt of the severe weather late on Friday.
A man using a mobility scooter was rescued on Thursday night from an underpass that was three feet deep in water, Humberside Fire and Rescue Service confirmed. He was lifted out of the water near the railway station in Goole and he suffered no injuries, they said.
The fire service said they are also receiving reports of flooding in Howden and Rawcliffe.
There were 50 flood warnings and more than 120 less serious flood alerts in place on Friday night.Six people were rescued from a flooded caravan park in North Yorkshire on Friday afternoon. Volunteers from Filey RNLI lifeboat station and the coastguard helped lift people from their caravans in Cayton Bay after heavy rain left the site under two feet of water.