20/02/2014 07:25 GMT | Updated 21/02/2014 03:59 GMT

UK Weather: 52 Incredible Pictures Show Flood Levels Receding

The misery for flood-hit communities is far from over as the easing of the rains means the water levels are finally receding.

Roads are now visible in Thames towns where once a boat or canoe was the only viable option of travel.

There are still 78 flood warnings across England, two of which in the South-West are severe or a "danger to life".

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