The Environment Agency has reduced the number of flood warnings for the South East from ten to six. There is one in place in Berkshire, one in Wiltshire and four for the East and West Sussex area. In addition, there are 91 flood alerts in place across the region.
More top news
Mayor of London Sadiq Khan is backing the scheme.
A spokesperson said the lightning strikes had left the "aircraft fuelling system unavailable."
Nearly 1,000 properties have been left without power, and road users have been warned of potentially hazardous conditions.