By John Vidal

Centre for Ecology and Hydrology confirms storms in December 2015 caused series of river records, including the Eden, Lune and Tyne

Last month broke a host of UK records for rainfall, rivers and groundwater, in addition to it having already been confirmed as the wettest and warmest December on record.

According to the The Centre for Ecology and Hydrology (CEH), which collects all the hydrological data available for the UK, December 2015 set the following records: