Worlds End: People could be seen pumping floodwater out of a pub in Dumfries today after t.
Submerged roads and houses are seen after several days of heavy rain led to flooding, in an aerial view over Union, Missouri December REUTERS/Kate Munsch
Record flooding was projected in some Mississippi River towns after several days of torrential rain that also caused sewage to flow unfiltered into waterways.
Two crocodiles were spotted in floodwater near a primary school in the Northern Territory's Daly River area (pictured). They were seen swimming in floodwater near a primary school.
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The five-star Lowry Hotel, in Salford, sits on the banks of the River Irwell, and the plaza near the hotel was flooded yesterday. As the rainwater subsided, it was replaced by a beach.