Flick’s range of pictures of the ‘great flood’, including Newbury railway station looking like a canal. This bloke seems to have the right idea, since he recently finished building a giant wooden ark…

…which currently looks like it could be rather useful for navigating the M5 in the Midlands.

Still, it could be worse. What if all the rain had fallen as snow, at a time when the entire British army is fighting overseas?