New pictures show just how quickly residents found themselves battling against standing water.
There are reports of long delays on the A52 in both directions due to surface water caused by flooding.
Flooding is causing queues and build-ups on Main Street between the Post Office and Tesco Express.
Flooding is currently causing trouble on the roads in the area today.
The Environment Agency has issued three red flood warnings for the district.
The Environment Agency says it is working hard to protect the East Midlands, but expects more heavy rain to come.
The county council has announced a hardship fund, which has been made available to help residents and businesses affected by the recent flooding.
Residents in Newark and Sherwood are today being urged to remain vigilant after flooding threatened homes in Newark.
More flood warnings have been issued by the Environment Agency, with more rain forecast this week.
A yellow warning of rain for the Newark and surrounding area has been issued by the Met Office.
The Enironment Agency has confirmed that river levels are now falling at the Farndon river gauge, and are now below the flood risk threshold.