It follows heavy rainfall across South Yorkshire overnight.
A flood warning remains in place at locations across the River Don.
Parts of northern and central England have been brought to a standstill - after half the rainfall for the whole of November came down in a few hours.
Dinnington, Whiston and Parkgate have been heavily affected by the rain.
Commuters are being urged to check before travelling, as rail lines to Rotherham central station have been affected.
Rotherham Council has worked with partners to safely evacuate people stranded at Parkgate Shopping Centre.