Thames Barrier to be closed 'to protect London'


We will be closing the #Thames Barrier tonight at 10pm to protect #London from a combined high tide & tidal surge in the #Thames estuary.

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Cameron views tidal surge damage in flood hit town

David Cameron surveyed the extent of the flood damage as he visited a town hit by last week's tidal surge. The Prime Minister visited Wells-next-the-Sea in north Norfolk and met those whose properties were damaged.