Drivers are being urged to take extra care on the roads this morning as heavy rain and flooding continue to affect driving conditions.Read the full story ›
A £450,000 scheme has been opened - to save a Berkshire village from flooding.
Winterbourne near Newbury was engulfed in water during torrential rain in 2007 - one of the worst hit areas across the region.
Our reporter Mary Stanley has been back to the village to fid out how the new scheme will help protect homes.
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Heavy thunderstorms brought our extended summer to a dramatic end overnight - in a twist to what has been the hottest September in 100 years.
Dorset and the New Forest were among the hardest hit last night - homes struck by lightning, schools closed and roads flooded, and thousands of homes left without power. The storm arrived in Dorset at 1am and slowly made its way east. At it's peak, more than an inch of rain fell in Swanage in just one hour, overwhelming drains and flooding homes.
In Christchurch, a house caught fire when it was struck by lightning, causing the roof to collapse. Rachel Hepworth reports on today's clean-up after the storm.
Many homes were left without power, and road and and railways in the Thames Valley were flooded overnight - with delays across the South West and Great Western rail networks. The towns mostly affected were Didcot, Newbury and Maidenhead.
All services in and out of Paddington were halted this afternoon due to signalling problems. Mel Bloor reports on the floods in Didcot.
The Thames Valley was hit by flooding and storms overnight with transport routes and town centres including Maidenhead and Newbury badly affected. Cary Johnston reports.
Didcot Parkway station has now reopened after earlier flooding of the subway. Apologies for disruption today.
The MP for Wantage, Ed Vaizey, has been giving his reaction to the flooding of Didcot Parkway railway station in his constituency, after visiting the site earlier today.
While there are services, in one direct. Services to Reading and Paddington have been disrupted for much of the day.
For the latest information on services at Didcot Parkway railway station visit the National Rail website.
The MP for Wantage, Ed Vaizey, has visited Didcot Parkway railway station. The site, which was flooded overnight, is in his constituency.