Picture from the air . Floods grow worse in Fen Country . Two hundred and fifty square miles of territory are now flooded in the Fen district , and several villages have been evacuated . Desperate efforts are still being made by the tired bands of workers to prevent the situation from growing even worse . Photo shows , houses surrounded by the floods near Earith . 17 March 1937

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Picture from the air . Floods grow worse in Fen Country . Two hundred and fifty square miles of territory are now flooded in the Fen district , and several villages have been evacuated . Desperate efforts are still being made by the tired bands of workers to prevent the situation from growing even worse . Photo shows , houses surrounded by the floods near Earith . 17 March 1937

Smith Archive / Alamy Stock Photo

Image ID: 2BTPMN0