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Families forced to evacuate their flooded homes

Dozens of people have spent the night in hotels in Basingstoke after rising groundwater that had no where to go - started seeping up through the floors in their homes.

Around 50 properties in Buckskin had to be evacuated and residents moved to the local church and community centre before being placed in temporary accommodation.

Local people told ITV Meridian that within an hour of a few damp patches forming - their carpets were soon inches under water.

Here's Kerry Swain.

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