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The Thames Barrier is due to reopen at 6pm after high tides earlier on.
But flooding is still causing problems for people in and around the capital.
In Sunbury-on-Thames, Surrey, children's parks and river paths are underwater.
Also, some trains coming into London are delayed due to two land slips in southern England.
The latest weather forecast with Martin Stew:
Photographs were taken of the Thames Barrier when it was closed earlier today.
Due to high waters officials decided to shut it to protect people and property along the river.
Latest ITV News reports
As further heavy rain and severe winds are expected, flooding warnings are issued in the south east.