Residents of Cork have been making the most of the flooded city centre by holding canoe races down one of the main shopping streets.
ireland floods and people have canoe races oh my god incase you didn't know i love ireland http://t.co/RBVvLO57qh
Here's how town planning can embrace water, rather than fight against it.
The residents of one street in Egham in Surrey have described how they have coped with the devastating impact of the floods.
Somerset Levels have been one of the worst-affected areas during the floods and today's aerial images reveal the situation remains bleak.