The Daily Mail writes in the headlines with photographs.
The day Britain went under: UK hit by worst floods in decades as towns become 'mini Venices' and thousands flee their homes after a MONTH of rain falls in 24 hours... and more is on the way
- The Met Office has issued two red alerts for rain, the most severe warning, in Lancashire and Yorkshire & Humber
- Towns and cities - including Leeds and Rochdale - flooded with up to 6 feet of water when rivers burst their banks
- A 200-year-old former pub has been destroyed by the pressure of the water at Summerseat, Great Manchester today
- 20ft sinkhole has opened up on the M62 near Rochdale, forcing the road to be shut between junctions 19 and 20
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The BBC reported with more information.
PARTS of Bolton and Bury have been hit by flooding after a deluge of rain.
The Beehive Roundabout in Horwich is almost covered in water.