In East Lyng, Somerset, The Flood Waters Have Reached People’s Front Door Knockers

This is getting surreal.

1. There’s a shop by the side of the A361 near East Lyng, Somerset. It used to look like this.

2. Now it looks like this.

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This photo was taken on February 11. The water levels are at approximately seven feet.

3. This is Lesley Webber, 52, standing outside her home in the same village.

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4. Her house was built 120 years ago and has never flooded. Until now.

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5. This is Lesley’s friend Chris Napier, 44, going for a stroll round the village.

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6. He probably won’t be paying a visit to any of his neighbours any time soon.

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7. The flood waters are now level with the door knockers.

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Luke Lewis is BuzzFeed's Head of European Growth and is based in London.
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