Our photographer Jason Chadwick has captured this devastating flood scene on the usually busy A6 in Matlock town centre.

Derbyshire floods in pictures: Torrential rain leads to tragedy, flooded homes, chaos on the roads and school closures

Heavy rain has led to major flooding in many parts of Derbyshire.

The torrential downpours have led to the tragic death of a woman in Darley Dale, traffic chaos on the county's roads and a number of school closures.

Flooding close to the Hurt Arms pub at Ambergate. Photo: Derbyshire Roads Policing Unit.
Flooding close to the Hurt Arms pub at Ambergate. Photo: Derbyshire Roads Policing Unit.
Derbyshire Roads Policing Unit.
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A trader surveys the scene in a flood-hit Matlock town centre on Friday morning. Photo: Jason Chadwick
A trader surveys the scene in a flood-hit Matlock town centre on Friday morning. Photo: Jason Chadwick
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Motoriss battle through flooded roads in Baslow. Photo: Jason Chadwick
Motoriss battle through flooded roads in Baslow. Photo: Jason Chadwick
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Gridlock on Chesterfield's Horns Bridge roundabout as traffic is diverted due to the closure of the A617 because of flooding. Photo: Brian Eyre.
Gridlock on Chesterfield's Horns Bridge roundabout as traffic is diverted due to the closure of the A617 because of flooding. Photo: Brian Eyre.
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