A JCB driver had to be rescued today in Newcastle as rising floodwaters swirled around him. He was safely taken onto a waiting raft by rescue teams.
There has been heavy rain and flash floods in Tyneside and Wearside.
On the Newcastle and Gateshead Quayside, people had to run for shelter as the rain started pouring down.
Thousands of people had been enjoying the annual Bridges Festival, which came to an early and soggy end. See more pictures on the ITV Tyne Tees website.
The Met Office has issued an amber weather warning for tonight for North East England, which means there could be widespread disruption. Get full details from the Met Office here.
One area hit hard by heavy rain and flash floods is Galston in East Ayrshire. These pictures show the height of the flooding today before the waters began to recede.
Thunderstorms have disrupted traffic in some parts of the country for a second day. Northumbria Police say the Central Motorway in Newcastle has been closed because of floods.
Other roads have also been affected.
– Northumbria Police
The Central Motorway southbound is currently closed at the junction with the Coast Road while flood water is cleared. Diversions are in place. Drivers are reminded to allow extra time for journeys, to reduce speed and to drive carefully.
The Met Office has issued an Amber weather warning for north east England, Yorkshire and Humber.
The public are told to "be prepared for disruption" due to localised flooding.
This amateur video found by Calendar shows flooding on the roads of Bradford yesterday.
Flood alerts remain in place in a number of areas after heavy rain and freak storms caused flooding and disruption on Sunday. Daybreak's Gregg Easteal reports.
- Aberdeenshire and Aberdeen City
- Argyll and Bute
- Ayrshire and Arran
- Dumfries and Galloway
- Dundee and Angus
- Edinburgh and Lothians
- Findhorn Nairn Moray and Speyside
- Scottish Borders
- Skye and Lochaber
- West Central Scotland