Flooding continues for some parts of the south

What's been described as a ‘mini tornado’ hit parts of Hampshire and Sussex this weekend. Trees blocked roads while homeowners reported damaged fences and sheds. More stormy weather is set to hit parts of the south today.

Flooding continues to affect homes in Hambledon

There's growing pressure on the Environment Agency to pay out for crucial flood prevention measures at a village in Hampshire where severe flooding has been a problem for more than 50 years.

Tonight a flood warning remains in place at Hambledon, near Portsmouth, where residents have seen rising waters threatening their homes for over a week.

Today they urged the Government to step in as Richard Jones reports

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Some communities prepare for more flooding

The Met Office have said that Hampshire and Dorset remain at medium risk of flooding as more rain is set to hit today.

Around 100 homes in Hambeldon in Hampshire yesterday were were being pumped after flood water began to rise.

The village also suffered a power cut due to a fallen tree, which also stopped some pumps from working.

Flooded villagers living on a 'knife-edge'

Villagers in Hampshire says they are living on a knife edge as the bad weather continues. Last night, a fallen tree knocked out power to a number of homes in Hambledon which are relying on pumps to disperse flood water. Mel Bloor reports.

Interviewees: Hambledon resident Gordon Birdwood and Chair of Hambledon Flood Action Group Tony Higham.

Fire crews kept busy with storm damage

Horsham Credit: Rachael Kearley

Fire crews from East and West Sussex say they've taken dozens of weather-related calls since Saturday evening.An 85 year old woman was helped at her bungalow in Horsham, as her chimney collapsed and became embedded in the roof.

Fire crews used a hydraulic platform to make it safe.

Horsham firefighters remove chimney Credit: Rachael Kearley

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Trees down in Alfold following storms

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Trees down in Rosemary Lane, Alfold after 'mini tornado' Credit: Merle Beal
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Trees down in Rosemary Lane, Alfold after 'mini tornado' Credit: Merle Beal
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Trees down in Rosemary Lane, Alfold after 'mini tornado' Credit: Merle Beal
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Trees down in Rosemary Lane, Alfold after 'mini tornado' Credit: Merle Beal

Mini tornado causes damage

Concrete posts have been snapped in half Credit: Dan Browning

WHAT's being described as a ‘mini tornado’ has hit parts of Hampshire and Sussex.

Trees are down in Midhurst, Petworth and Fittleworth, blocking some roads.

Viewer Dan Browning from Alton sent us a picture of his garden after his fence was destroyed by the mini tornado. None of his neighbours were affected, but the force snapped the concrete pillars in half.

Have you been affected? You can email us your pictures - itvnewsmeridian@itv.com.