Flood warnings issued for areas around River Thames

The Environment Agency has issued 72 flood warnings for the south east, in which immediate action is required, as heavy rain continues to bring travel misery to commuters.

Areas around the River Thames including Greater London, Hertfordshire and Surrey are expected to be worst hit by the downpours this weekend.

Flood warnings issued for areas around River Thames. Credit: Environment Agency

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Severe weather warning issued for the capital

The Met Office has issued a severe weather warning for London and parts of south east England, as another powerful Atlantic storm is set to bring about more heavy rain to the capital.