As the weather eases off these images capture the incredible breadth of the flooding across Surrey.
Towns and villages along a stretch of the River Thames have been deluged leading to emergency evacuations.
With some frost expected tomorrow, a gritting depot in Godstone, Surrey was a hive of activity today.
Sunrise over a Staines in Surrey this morning may not have provided much comfort to residents whose homes are still underwater.
Police have urged people not to advertise that they have left their property empty as they flee the flooding.
Extra patrols are in place to prevent crime in evacuated areas. However, we advise you don't Tweet that your house is empty #SurreyFloods
Residents of Weybridge in Surrey have adopted a new form of transport to get around the flooded streets.
A man in his eighties has died after a gun was fired at a hunting shop.
Police were called to John Powell Gun Makers in Reigate, Surrey, following the incident at 9.40am.
A Surrey Police spokesman said: "A call was received to say that a gun had been discharged at the John Powell Gun Makers in the town centre.
"A man, believed to be in his eighties, was declared dead at the scene a short time later.
"Detectives from CID are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death assisted by local officers from the Reigate and Banstead Safer Neighbourhood Team, who are also carrying out a number of inquiries in the area.
"Although the investigation is still in the early stages there is nothing to suggest there is any threat to the general public or any third party involvement at this time."
One resident living a few miles outside Staines says he is waiting "with crossed fingers" to see whether he will be forced to evacuate his home.
@tmckinnin I live about 15 miles downstream. The water here is heading my way. I think the mantra is "wait & see with crossed fingers."
Oh, and in further good news it's just started to rain again... Oh boy...
This helicopter footage follows the course of the River Thames through Surrey and part of east Berkshire where hundreds of properties have been flooded.
The Thorpe Park resort, which sits amid a complex of lakes near the River Thames, appears to be high and dry despite local flooding.
Residents in Staines received telephone flood alerts early this morning as the River Thames submerged a footpath and began to move towards homes on Laleham Road.
Greenpeace UK executive director John Sauven has said that it has been clear for many years that "climate change loads the dice in favour of more frequent extreme weather events like floods."
Mr Sauven said that the "Government's own experts are making the link" meaning that the "the climate-sceptic quacks at the heart of David Cameron's Cabinet have nowhere left to hide".
He said: "Far from being an eccentric intellectual quirk, climate change denial is a grave risk to the future well-being and security of the people of Britain."
He said that the Government's failure to invest in making Britain more resilient to the impacts of climate change is a "grave blunder that should trigger immediate questions about the competence of the ministers in charge".