Britain has been hit with the most extreme September weather for decades, with some areas receiving over a month's worth of rain in a matter of days.

Hundreds of people have been evacuated from their homes, cars have been swamped and abandoned and road and rail travel severely disrupted as rain lashed down and rivers burst their banks.

Not surprisingly, it hasn't taken long for videos of the dramatic events to wash up on YouTube.

Here we've put together a selection of startling short films made by amateurs and professionals alike that capture the chaos.

The footage shows one half of a dual-carriageway that's been turned into a bubbling river, a town in Scotland covered in sea foam and rescuers negotiating residential roads with inflatables.

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  • A1 Flooding - Catterick


  • Foam swept in as storms batter parts of Scotland

    "Scotland floods" "floods" "Aberdeen" "Scotland flood" "torrential rain" "Scotland Rain" "Scotland Heavy Rain" "Car Crash" "Storm" "Lightning" "Thunder" "Rain" "Breaking news" "news " "UK News" Storms have been battering parts of Scotland causing flooding, road closures and shutting some schools. Rail and ferry services have also been disrupted and there has also been flooding in parts of the Borders. The north east has taken the brunt of the bad weather, with sand-filled foam coating the coastline in Aberdeen.

  • Chester-le-Street Flooding, September 2012

    The trains and buses decided to throw a hissy fit and not run today, so I couldn't make it into university, so I decided to have a walk around my town and see what all the fuss was about. The Cong Burn (leading to the River Wear) decided to burst its banks. Filmed using my new Nikon D7000, apologies for any quality issues. I'm new to this stuff / manual focusing.

  • Foam-covered dog walk in Footdee,Scotland

    "Foam-covered" "dog walk" Dogs Puppy Cute Walk "Footdee" "Scotland" "Foam-covered dog" "Aberdeen" "Scotland floods" "floods" "Aberdeen" "Scotland flood" "torrential rain" "Scotland Rain" "Scotland Heavy Rain" "Storm" "Lightning" "Thunder" "Rain" "Breaking news" "news " "UK News" Stormy weather has caused road and school closures across Scotland. The north east and the Borders were the worst affected areas of the country. Residents in Footdee awoke to find the area of Aberdeen covered in sand-infused foam swept in off the North Sea.

  • North East England Floods ( September 25th 2012 )

    North East England Floods ( September 25th 2012 )

  • UK Weather: Torrential rain and 70mph winds caused flooding-25 Sept 2012

    This terrifying sight brings home the full horror of the floods that have hit areas of Britain after a mighty deluge that brought a month's rainfall in just 24 hours. A block of flats is precariously perched on stilts on an estate in Newburn, Newcastle, its foundations washed away by the waterfall which formed after the road outside turned into a river.

  • Autumn Floods 2012 High

    UK autumn floods 2012 on Orton Lane (before WH Smiths), Pro Logis, Sutton Coldfield on 24th September 2012 @ 4pm

  • Breaking News: United Kingdom Floods Homes Evacuated And Travel Disrupted

    Hundreds of homes have been evacuated and dozens of cars abandoned by drivers after widespread flooding across the UK. Flood warnings are in place across Britain as rivers burst their banks and forecasters say there is more bad weather to come. The North East has been worst affected, with towns such as Morpeth, Chester-le-Street, Stockton on Tees and parts of Newcastle badly hit. Other areas in England, Wales and Scotland have also been flooded, with 79 flood warnings and 143 flood alerts currently in place. More than 300 properties have flooded since Sunday. Over a month's worth of rain fell in just one day in some parts of the country. Newburn, Newcastle Damage to the Newburn block of flats (pic: Tyne and Wear Fire Service) A modern block of flats had to be evacuated in Newburn, Newcastle, after its foundations appeared to have been washed away. The development at Spencer Court was the scene of problems following heavy rain earlier this summer. Police put a cordon around the building amid fears that it could collapse and tonight the area around it was said to be like a "ghost town" as it was subject to a power failure. There has been widespread disruption to travel after roads were closed and long delays to rail services. The A1 and the East Coast Main Line were among the routes hit by the conditions. The Met Office said many places have had between 50mm and 70mm (2in to 2.8in) rain in the past 48 hours. Sea foam drifts into Aberdeen Sea foam drifts into Aberdeen (pic <b>...</b>

  • UK Floods & Weather Modification 2012 September 25th

    Parts of Northern England and Scotland have had a fortnight's rain in just one day. More than 70 flood warnings have now been issued and the torrential rain has left dozens of roads impassable and closed rail lines. Most damage was done to the farming industry. Tell the truth Tom's geoengineering!

  • People evacuated as heavy flooding hits Britain

    People have been evacuated from their homes and flooding has caused major disruption to transport after parts of the UK were battered with more heavy rain.

  • UK : Heavy Rain, Flooding And Travel Disruption From North To South

    "Extreme Weather" "Travel Disruption" "UK Weather" "Floods" "Heavy Rain" "Month's Rainfall In Day" "Rail Disruption" "Rain" "Road Disruption" "Uk Floods" "UK NEWS" "UK News" "torrential rain" "UK Rain" "UK Heavy Rain" "Midlands" "Devon" "Somerset" "Dorset" "Cheshire" "Cambridgeshire" "Car Crash" "Storm" "Lightning" "Thunder" "Rain" "Breaking news" "news " "UK News" The persistent heavy downpours that have swamped much of the country will continue today and cause some areas to experience a whole month's rainfall in just 24 hours, weather experts say. Communities across England and Wales are bracing themselves for the risk of floods from rivers and surface water as up to 100mm, almost four inches, of rain could fall by the end of the day, the Met Office said. 85 properties have been evacuated in Morpeth, Northumberland after the River Wansbeck burst its banks. Two schools have also been closed in the area, amid fears of falling trees and flooding. Officers were positioned along the river at various points to monitor the situation. Large tree trunks and debris were being swept along by the river as it continued to rise. A 14-month old infant was killed in a car crash at the weekend after the vehicle collided with a tree due to bad weather conditions. A female passenger was also killed in the crash in Crimplesham, Norfolk. The driver remains in hospital with serious injuries, reported the Cambridgeshire Times.