Firefighters are urging Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire residents to avoid driving into flood water after rescuing eight people.
Derbyshire Fire & Rescue Service rescued three people from a vehicle stranded in flood water at Wilne Lane, Sawley, just after 1pm today.
A spokesman for the service said: "Please take care do not drive through flood water."
Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service also rescued four people trapped in a vehicle in floodwater on Church Lane. Thurmpton.
And, a man "marooned on high ground off the River Trent.
A Nott Fire spokesman said: "Please take care and avoid entering floodwater."