Market Harborough shop owner, Neil Holman, has told ITV News Central of the "carnage" the flash flooding in the region caused.
A combination of a stranded van and reckless motorists caused havoc for him and his neighbours.
With flood warnings in place in the Midlands again for tonight, many people will be hoping the same situation does not develop once more.
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