Water levels still high after downpours cause floods

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

Water levels still high at Canvey Island in Essex. Credit: Twitter/Danny Payne

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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.