Torrential rain has caused chaos across south Essex. Roads and shops were flooded and motorists suffered long delays after the London bound A127 was closed. The Fire Brigade took numerous calls from members of the public affected by the flooding.
More top news
Smoke once again fills the skies of Surrey after another fire breaks out in Pirbright. It's a continuation of the blaze on Wednesday.
Reading left nothing on the pitch in a valiant effort to reach the FA Cup final. An extra-time winner from Sanchez sealed the Royals' fate.
The latest weather update for the east with Philippa