Brian Manning, Executive Director at Dunelm Homes speaks to ITV Tyne Tees about the impact of the flooding on the flood-hit Newburn estate in Newcastle.
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.