This bleak images, taken in the weekend sunshine, show the extent of the devastation that has been wrought by some of the worst storms the country has seen in decades.
Parks have become lakes, and all that can be seen of a rugby pitch are the tops of the goal posts.
The aerial image show flood water at Walton-on-Thames, Surrey, as Royal Engineers are now being tasked to carry out a high-speed assessment of damage to the UK's flood defence infrastructure.
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