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In Pictures: Rivers rise and residents rescued amid relentless rain

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Some parts of the country have had more than two months of rain in just two days.

Heavy rainfall has continued to cause disruption across the country, with parts of Lincolnshire experiencing more than two months of rain in just two days.

Spring weather 14th June 2019
Rescue workers in Wainfleet All Saints, in Lincolnshire, where streets and properties are flooded (Joe Giddens/PA)
Residents are taken to safety in an inflatable boat by rescue workers in Wainfleet All Saints, in Lincolnshire, where streets and properties are flooded after the town had more than two months of rain in just two days
Residents had to be taken to safety in an inflatable boat by rescue workers in Wainfleet All Saints, Lincolnshire (Joe Giddens/PA)
An RAF Chinook helicopter that was deployed to try and stem the flow of water in Wainfleet All Saints
Efforts to prevent further flooding (Ministry of Defence/PA)
A flooded railway line in Thorpe Culvert, Lincolnshire, where more than two months of rain fell in just two days
Railway lines were submerged in water (Joe Giddens/PA)
The River Steeping breaching its banks at Thorpe St Peter in Lincolnshire
The River Steeping breached its banks at Thorpe St Peter in Lincolnshire (Richard Hardesty/PA)
Water gushes through the breach in the River Steeping near
Water gushes through the breach in the River Steeping near Wainfleet (Joe Giddens/PA)
An RAF Chinook helicopter delivers sandbags to plug a gap in the River Steeping
An RAF Chinook helicopter delivers sandbags to plug a gap in the River Steeping (Joe Giddens/PA)

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