Preparations were being made today to demolish a row of terrace properties in Whitby, North Yorkshire after torrential rain caused the cottages to slide 30ft down the cliff edge.
Engineers are worried five homes on Aelfleda Terrace will collapse and plans are being drawn up to demolish the houses.
A 91-year-old woman was found dead in her flood-hit North Wales home after torrential rain caused widespread devastation across the country.
Climate scientists have been predicting more frequent flooding in this country for years, and their models show it is likely to get worse.
Water-logged communities across Britain are braced for more torrential rain and flooding overnight.