Flooding causes chaos in Essex

This photograph reportedly taken in Hockley, Essex and posted on Twitter shows the extent of flooding in the county after torrential rain today.

Photo taken by Hockley Station bridge today. Credit: Twitter/@JackUnofficial

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Bank Holiday flooding

The Bank Holiday weekend got off to a soggy start for many today with heavy rain across the eastern side of the country. The downpours caused chaos as flooding closed many roads around Essex.