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.
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Friday afternoon's forecast for the east of the region
Friday afternoon's forecast for the west of the region
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