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Wet weekend for rain-soaked UK

Britain is bracing itself for more flooding this weekend as forecasters predict further heavy downpours. The Environment Agency says nearly 300 properties have already flooded across the UK since Tuesday.

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90-year-old man missing near River Thames in Berkshire

Thames Valley Police have confirmed that they are looking for a 90-year-old man in Berkshire after his car was discovered near the River Thames at Sonning.

A spokesperson was keen to stress that the search is "not flooding related" but that specialist teams were combing the river bank.

It's understood that the pensioner from Woodley was reported missing at 9am this morning.

The river is quite swollen at the moment following recent heavy rainfall.

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