Thousands without power for Christmas

Storms that battered Kent and Sussex for 20 hours have left hundreds of homes and businesses flooded - and thousands without power.

UK Power Networks says customers who have not had power restored by midnight will not have it restored until after Christmas Day. John Ryall reports.


Rain & strong winds batter the region

Homes without power, roads flooded, trains cancelled and flights grounded. How the south and south east is coping in the severe weather.