Hundreds of residents in Cumbria and Lancashire saw their streets turn to rivers in the worst flooding seen in the area in generations.Read the full story ›
Heavy rain brought severe disruption to cross-Pennine train services, with the main Sheffield to Manchester line remaining closed on Tuesday due to flooding and fallen trees.
Passengers on one of the last services into Sheffield said staff reported several problems on the line, including landslips and standing water.
Meanwhile, West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service said it received over 70 calls about flooding on Monday evening.
Further north, North Yorkshire Fire Service said it rescued eight people from cars on Monday evening, as crews were called out to 22 flooding incidents.
Fire crews in Greater Manchester were called out to 157 incidents as a storm hit the region on Monday evening.
Call handlers dealt with around 230 calls between 4pm and 9pm.
Floodwater trapped Stalybridge residents in their homes, with firefighters arriving around 6pm to give advice to people stranded.
Later in the evening, a water unit carried two couples to safety after the ground floors of their homes became submerged in floodwater.
MeanwhThe Well-I-Hole Bridge in Greenfield, Oldham, was closed due to fears that it might collapse. Oldham Council also reported a culvert had collapsed on Beal Lane, Shaw.
Overnight torrential downpours forced passengers onboard a ferry in the Irish Sea to spend the night in howling gales off the Welsh coast.
The Stena Europe ferry which left Ireland at 9am on Monday with 87 passengers and 59 crew, was unable to dock at Fishguard, Pembrokeshire, due to "extreme weather conditions".
After a second unsuccessful attempt to dock, the crew decided to stay at sea overnight. A third attempt to dock is scheduled for midday on Tuesday.
Wind and rain will continue to batter parts of Britain on Tuesday, threatening further travel disruption and chaos.
A total of 75 flood warnings commanding immediate action were issued to parts of the north west, north east, south west, midlands and East Anglia on Tuesday morning along with 217 flood alerts across the country.
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Chinese state media is reporting that dozens of people have died after a tornado and torrential rain struck Jiangsu province on Thursday afternoon.
It has been reported that 78 people have been killed, and around 500 people injured as storms battered the eastern coast of China.
It is believed that of those 500, around 200 people are seriously injured.
Many homes in Yangcheng city, which has taken the brunt of the storms, have been flattened.
Power and communications are down in some areas, and emergency supplies including a thousand tents have been sent to the scene, the civil affairs ministry said in a statement.