Firefighters have been called to 13 incidents of flooding across Essex this morning.
Areas affected include Canvey, Colchester, Rochford and Westcliff.
They include a flooded nursery on Old Heath Road and a flooded house on Waterside Lane – both in Colchester.
The A12 was also badly affected inoplaces.
There were also a number of incidents in Southend.
Tesco Extra in Southend remained opened despite flooding at its entrance.
More flooding near Southend seafront
(Images: Tom @2GetConnect)