Prime Minister continues south coast flood tour

David Cameron will continue to visit flood-hit areas of the country today in an effort to demonstrate that he has a grip on the crisis as more bad weather is set to come.

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Cameron says the Government is doing "everything possible"

Ministers insisted that the authorities were doing "everything possible" and the military was on standby as the country braced for further heavy rain and gale force winds.

Severe flood warnings, where there is a danger to life, remain in place along stretches of the River Thames west of London and on the Somerset Levels. Severe flood warnings remain in place along stretches of the River Thames west of London.

Hundreds of people have been evacuated from homes along the Thames after its burst its banks in Surrey and Berkshire, with thousands more at risk as water levels are expected to rise even further today.

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