Photo: Lincs Fire & Rescue

In Pictures: Flood devastates homes as evacuations continue and the RAF is drafted in to help

Dozens of homes have been evacuated and a ‘major incident’ declared for parts of Lincolnshire as flooding still causes chaos across the county.

An RAF Chinook helicopter was drafted in last night to drop ballast and large sand bags in an attempt to block a breach in the River Steeping near Wainfleet. But the area is still being flooded. Numerous other areas of Lincolnshire are also still dealing with the flood waters caused by over three month’s worth of rain falling in just a few days. The situation has seen emergency services and other organisations working through the night to help those worst affected. Members of the community have also been rallying together to help those displaced from their homes by the flood waters. Here are some of the photos that illuatrate the ongoing situation.

Lincolnshire Police drone footage of the flooded Wainfleet area.

5. Wainfleet under water

Lincolnshire Police drone footage of the flooded Wainfleet area.
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Several roads in the county are still impassable. For updates on this, visit our home page. Photo: Lincolnshire Police.

6. Road Closures

Several roads in the county are still impassable. For updates on this, visit our home page. Photo: Lincolnshire Police.
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@richardestry's drone shots of the flooded fields around Wainfleet. posted to Twitter

7. From the skies

@richardestry's drone shots of the flooded fields around Wainfleet. posted to Twitter
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@richardestry's drone shot of a flooded home in the Wainfleet area.

8. Flooded Homes

@richardestry's drone shot of a flooded home in the Wainfleet area.
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