Drone Footage Shows Flooding in Buckingham, England, After Heavy Rainfall

A flood alert was in force for the town of Buckingham, England, on December 28 after heavy rainfall caused the Great Ouse River to flood. The UK’s flood information service warned that further rainfall was expected through to December 29.

Flooding began on December 23, according to the local fire authority. Group Commander Steve Hawkins said that, at one point, the Thames Valley Fire authority “a call every minute” from a resident in need of help.

Over 250 alerts were in place across the country as of December 28; 88 flood warnings and 163 flood alerts. This footage, shared to Twitter on December 27, shows an aerial view of the flooding in Buckingham. Credit: @EnvAgencyAnglia via Storyful