In York the River Ouse burst its banks and reached its second highest level since records began, stopping only a foot below the city's flood defence barriers. An estimated 100 homes and businesses are flooded in the city.
From Northumberland to North Yorkshire, buildings have been evacuated, businesses have closed and people are still clearing up.
We asked for your pictures of flooding in the North East. From Amble to York, here are some of the best.
Two furniture stores at Portrack Retail Park, Teesside, have been left in deep flooding after heavy rain.