Network Rail says teams are working through the night to clear tracks and repair severed power lines, to try to ensure normal service tomorrow. Thousands of people did not even attempt to get to work today. But for those who did it was a frustrating experience.
ITV News Correspondent Rageh Omaar reports:
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A Labour MP has angered Ed Miliband after she tweeted a picture of a house draped with England flags with the words "Image from Rochester."
Speaking exclusively to ITV News, the man said he wanted to be able to return to the UK without the threat of prosecution.