Marooned properties in the village of Moorland on the Somerset Levels, England. Thousands of acres in the area have been under water for weeks, yet flood levels are still rising and more rain is forecast.
A flooded graveyard in the village of Moorland in southwest England on Friday is just one of the many areas of the Somerset Levels that have been underwater for more than a month in the wettest January on record in Britain. Severe weather warnings for rain and gale force winds continue for the weekend
A rescuer checks a signpost in a street flooded by the coastal river Laita in the city centre of Quimperle, western France, on Friday. Ninety houses in Quimperle were flooded, with the water expected to rise above 4.5 metres
A road sign in the city centre of Dax, southwestern France, is almost entirely submerged in water from the Adour river
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Flood victims are evacuated from heavy flooding brought by tropical depression Agaton, in Butuan, in the southern Philippine island of Mindanao.
People ride on a horse-drawn carriage through floodwaters in Jakarta on Monday. Thousands of residents have been evacuated after floods hit the Indonesian capital following heavy rains.
Christine Baker wades through flood water, pulling her dog Archie in a boat, at the Abbey Fields caravan park after the river Thames flooded on Wednesday in Chertsey, England. Parts of the UK are entering a third week of flooding and stormy conditions.
Residents wade through a flooded street in Manila. Flooded residents of the Philippine capital and surrounding areas appealed for help on Tuesday as relentless monsoon rains, which have claimed at least seven lives, submerged more than half of Manila.
A villager holds out peanuts harvested from his crops that have been damaged by floods hitting the Ningyuan county of Yongzhou, in China’s Hunan province. China has experienced flooding across the country in recent days, leaving 105 people dead and another 115 missing, according to state media.
An Indian army soldier at a makeshift helipad at Joshimath, in the northern Indian state of Uttarakhand, on Monday comforts an injured pilgrim after he was rescued from the higher reaches of mountains. Soldiers have been clearing debris from towns and villages flattened by landslides and monsoon flooding that has washed away thousands of homes. Home minister Sushilkumar Shinde said the number of people who have perished could be more than the 1,000 deaths reported so far.
A child displaced by the rising waters of the river Yamuna sits on a cycle cart parked outside makeshift tents at a roadside camp in New Delhi, India on Thursday.
A boy sits on a ladder next to his flooded house as the river Yamuna swells after heavy monsoon rains in New Delhi, India.
A young girl carries her family’s belongings to drier ground as people evacuate the flooded banks of the river Yamuna in New Delhi, India. With heavy rainfall in northern India several cubic feet per second of water has been released from barrages upstream, flooding the river’s banks
A lone house stands surrounded by water from the swollen Vltava river at Stare Ouholice village near Kralupy nad Vltavou in the Czech Republic, about 35 km (21.7 miles) north of Prague. Heavy rainfall also caused flooding along rivers and lakes in Germany, Austria and Switzerland
A man carries a woman through flood water in a street in Gera, Germany. Flood waters have overflowed the banks of the White Elster River.
Flooded fields near Hildesheim, Germany, on Tuesday. The flood waters caused by torrential rain were slowly retreating according to the fire department.
People prepare to paddle on a boat in the flooded village of Tosno during a spring flood in the northwestern Russian Leningrad region.
A pedestrian walks past a row of new shoes for sale on a mud-covered street, following heavy rains in recent days, in a market area in Narok, Kenya, on Thursday. Kenya’s annual long rains have brought heavy flooding around the country displacing thousands of people, with the Red Cross saying two children buried in a landslide in Narok had died, and the country’s death toll from the heavy flooding rising to over 40.