Pictures show the true extent of flooding on the wettest day of the year

Flooding on Velda Close in Lowestoft during the torrential rain. Picture: Michael Howes

Flooding on Velda Close in Lowestoft during the torrential rain. Picture: Michael Howes - Credit: Michael Howes

These photos show the extent of the flooding caused by a weekend of torrential rain in the region.

Lawn Avenue and Caister Road junction in Great Yarmouth was flooded (Photo: Gina Upex)

Lawn Avenue and Caister Road junction in Great Yarmouth was flooded (Photo: Gina Upex) - Credit: Gina Upex

Sunday was the wettest day of 2019 for East Anglia, with severe flooding causing problems on the roads, rail network and in homes and businesses.

More than two inches of rain fell in 24 hours in east Norfolk, and the fire service said it received more than 150 flood related calls.

Flood on both Caister Road and Lawn Avenue Great Yarmouth (Picture: Gina Upex)

Flood on both Caister Road and Lawn Avenue Great Yarmouth (Picture: Gina Upex) - Credit: Gina Upex

Photos taken by readers show what has been happening in our villages and towns, from home evacuations in Lowestoft to communal puddle paddling in Mulbarton.

Got a photo to share? Send them to bethany.wales@archant.co.uk

Junction of Northgate Street and Lawn Avenue road flooded by rainwater. Picture: Gina Upex

Junction of Northgate Street and Lawn Avenue road flooded by rainwater. Picture: Gina Upex - Credit: Gina Upex


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Junction of Northgate Street and Lawn Avenue road flooded by rainwater. Picture: Gina Upex - Credit: Gina Upex

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Lawn Avenue and Caister Road junction in Great Yarmouth was flooded (Photo: Gina Upex)

Lawn Avenue and Caister Road junction in Great Yarmouth was flooded (Photo: Gina Upex) - Credit: Gina Upex

People paddling in a flood in Mulbarton over the weekend. Photo: Steve Sewell

People paddling in a flood in Mulbarton over the weekend. Photo: Steve Sewell - Credit: Archant

People paddling in a flood in Mulbarton over the weekend. Photo: Steve Sewell

People paddling in a flood in Mulbarton over the weekend. Photo: Steve Sewell - Credit: Archant

People paddling in a flood in Mulbarton over the weekend. Photo: Steve Sewell

People paddling in a flood in Mulbarton over the weekend. Photo: Steve Sewell - Credit: Archant

Flooding in Poringland after Sunday's downpour. Photo: Submitted

Flooding in Poringland after Sunday's downpour. Photo: Submitted - Credit: Archant

Flooding in Poringland after Sunday's downpour. Photo: Submitted

Flooding in Poringland after Sunday's downpour. Photo: Submitted - Credit: Archant

Flooding in Poringland after Sunday's downpour. Photo: Submitted

Flooding in Poringland after Sunday's downpour. Photo: Submitted - Credit: Archant

Triathletes taking part in the Broads Adventure series had to switch up their methods due to serious

Triathletes taking part in the Broads Adventure series had to switch up their methods due to serious flooding. Picture: Stobart & Hurrell (John Newstead) - Credit: Archant

Flooding on Velda Close in Lowestoft during the torrential rain. Picture: Michael Howes

Flooding on Velda Close in Lowestoft during the torrential rain. Picture: Michael Howes - Credit: Michael Howes

Flooding on the A1151 road between Rackheath and Wroxham. Picture: Malcolm Nicholson

Flooding on the A1151 road between Rackheath and Wroxham. Picture: Malcolm Nicholson - Credit: Archant

Flooding onThieves Lane and Besthorpe Road in Attleborough during the torrential rain. Picture: Jon

Flooding onThieves Lane and Besthorpe Road in Attleborough during the torrential rain. Picture: Jon Moule - Credit: Jon Moule

A146 near Yelverton has been closed in both directions by the police due to flooding. Picture: Richa

A146 near Yelverton has been closed in both directions by the police due to flooding. Picture: Richard Porritt/Archant - Credit: Richard Porritt/Archant

Flooding in Sprowston. Photo: Lucy Allington

Flooding in Sprowston. Photo: Lucy Allington - Credit: Archant

Flooding at Cromer Infant School. Pictures: Dave 'Hubba' Roberts

Flooding at Cromer Infant School. Pictures: Dave 'Hubba' Roberts - Credit: Archant

Flooding in Northrepps Road, Cromer. Pictures: Dave 'Hubba' Roberts

Flooding in Northrepps Road, Cromer. Pictures: Dave 'Hubba' Roberts - Credit: Archant

Flooding on the Swaffham Road in Watton because of the heavy rain. Picture: Ben Norcutt

Flooding on the Swaffham Road in Watton because of the heavy rain. Picture: Ben Norcutt - Credit: Ben Norcutt

A bunglow flooded in Thorpe St Andrew. Picture: Amie Brown

A bunglow flooded in Thorpe St Andrew. Picture: Amie Brown - Credit: Archant

A home inThorpe St Andrew has suffered from severe water damage throughout the property. Picture: Am

A home inThorpe St Andrew has suffered from severe water damage throughout the property. Picture: Amie Brown - Credit: Archant

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