Are the flood-impacted regions of the United Kingdom beginning to get back to normal?

Our photographers Oli Scarff and Peter Macdiarmid revisited areas in the UK heavily affected by the floods and created these 'before' and 'after' compostites showing the dramatic drop in flood water levels one week later.

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WAlTON-ON-THAMES, UNITED KINGDOM - FEBRUARY 19: (EDITORS PLEASE NOTE: COMPOSITE IMAGE) In this composite image a comparison has been made between Walton-on-Thames photographed on (Top) February 19, 2014 and (Bottom) on February 10, 2014. (Photo by Oli Scarff/GettyImages)

 

WALTON-ON-THAMES, UNITED KINGDOM - FEBRUARY 19: (EDITORS PLEASE NOTE: COMPOSITE IMAGE) In this composite image a comparison has been made between Walton-on-Thames photographed on (Top) February 19, 2014 and (Bottom) on February 10, 2014. (Photo by Oli Scarff/GettyImages)

 

WRAYSBURY, UNITED KINGDOM - FEBRUARY 19: (EDITORS PLEASE NOTE: COMPOSITE IMAGE) In this composite image a comparison has been made between Riverside Road in Wraysbury photographed on (Top) February 19, 2014 and (Bottom) on February 11, 2014. (Photo by Peter Macdiarmid/GettyImages)

 

WRAYSBURY, UNITED KINGDOM - FEBRUARY 19: (EDITORS PLEASE NOTE: COMPOSITE IMAGE) In this composite image a comparison has been made between Magna Carta Lane in Wraysbury photographed on (Top) February 19, 2014 and (Bottom) on February 12, 2014. (Photo by Peter Macdiarmid/GettyImages)

 

WALTON-ON-THAMES, UNITED KINGDOM - FEBRUARY 19: (EDITORS PLEASE NOTE: COMPOSITE IMAGE) In this composite image a comparison has been made between Walton-on-Thames photographed on (Top) February 19, 2014 and (Bottom) on February 10, 2014. (Photo by Oli Scarff/GettyImages)

 

DATCHET, UNITED KINGDOM - FEBRUARY 19: (EDITORS PLEASE NOTE: COMPOSITE IMAGE) In this composite image a comparison has been made between Datchet photographed on (Top) February 19, 2014 and (Bottom) on February 12, 2014.  (Photo by Peter Macdiarmid/GettyImages)

 

WRAYSBURY, UNITED KINGDOM - FEBRUARY 19: (EDITORS PLEASE NOTE: COMPOSITE IMAGE) In this composite image a comparison has been made between Resident Kenneth Keeble standing in his garden photographed on (Top) February 19, 2014 and (Bottom) on February 11, 2014. (Photo by Peter Macdiarmid/GettyImages)

 

WALTON-ON-THAMES, UNITED KINGDOM - FEBRUARY 19: (EDITORS PLEASE NOTE: COMPOSITE IMAGE) In this composite image a comparison has been made between Walton-on-Thames photographed on (Top) February 19, 2014 and (Bottom) on February 10, 2014. (Photo by Oli Scarff/GettyImages)

 

DATCHET, UNITED KINGDOM - FEBRUARY 19: (EDITORS PLEASE NOTE: COMPOSITE IMAGE) In this composite image a comparison has been made between The Green in Datchet photographed on (Top) February 19, 2014 and (Bottom) on February 12, 2014. (Photo by Peter Macdiarmid/GettyImages)

 

WRAYSBURY, UNITED KINGDOM - FEBRUARY 19: (EDITORS PLEASE NOTE: COMPOSITE IMAGE) In this composite image a comparison has been made between a children's playground in Wraysbury photographed on (Top) February 19, 2014 and (Bottom) on February 11, 2014. (Photo by Peter Macdiarmid/GettyImages)

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