A boating festival which had been threatened due to drought fears has now been postponed because there is too much water.
The annual Northampton Boat Gathering on the River Nene was scheduled to take place at Becket's Park between May 4 and 7.
But following a number of flood warnings being put in place by the Environment Agency, the festival has now been postponed for the first time in 15 years.
As flood waters start to recede forecasters warn the recent deluges could be followed by unseasonable frost and sub-zero temperatures.
Parts of England and Wales are facing fresh floods after heavy rain lashed southern Britain. It follows the wettest April on record.
Parts of England and Wales were braced for more heavy rain and potential flooding after three days of storms left one person dead.