PICTURE GALLERY: Heavy rain floods parts of Northampton over the weekend as a huge storm hit the town

A sudden deluge of rain hit Northampton on Sunday evening leaving cars stranded, homes flooded and businesses shut.

Tuesday, 29th May 2018, 4:28 pm
Updated Tuesday, 19th June 2018, 4:28 pm

The huge storm, which had been predicted by the Met Office which issued a severe weather warning for the town, hit at around 7pm on Sunday.

A huge amount of rain, accompanied by thunder and lightning, fell in a short space of time leading to flash flooding across the town.

Far Cotton was one of the worst-hit areas.

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Far Cotton was one of the worst hit areas (Photo: UGC)

Cars were left stranded, home flooded and businesses forced to close.

For the full story from the Chron team over the weekend click on the links below.

As the clean-up operation continues today (Monday), we will bring you all the latest in the aftermath of the floods.