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Bank Holiday flooding

The Bank holiday has been a washout for many who have spent the first day of the long weekend up to their knees in water.

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Flooding causes chaos in Essex

This photograph reportedly taken in Hockley, Essex and posted on Twitter shows the extent of flooding in the county after torrential rain today.

Photo taken by Hockley Station bridge today. Credit: Twitter/@JackUnofficial

Torrential rain has caused chaos across south Essex. Roads and shops were flooded and motorists suffered long delays after the London bound A127 was closed. The Fire Brigade took numerous calls from members of the public affected by the flooding.

Seafront at Southend flooded after heavy rain Credit: Andy Dickenson

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