1,500 properties 'remain without power'

Flooded homes in Leatherhead in Surrey. Credit: Steve Parsons/PA Wire

The number of properties without power as a result of the heavy storms is down to around 1,500, Energy Networks UK have said.

Read: Boss of UK Power Networks admits more could have been done in response to storms


Residents along Thames prepare for more flooding

The Environment Agency has warned communities along the River Thames throughout Surrey, Berkshire and Oxfordshire of the risk of further flooding, after it burst its banks. There are currently more than 70 flood warnings in place.