Flooding fears continue as another storm to hit UK

Flooding fears continue to plague Britain as another band of persistent rain and heavy wind heads towards the UK.

The latest storm pushing in from the Atlantic will arrive in the west this evening before spreading north-eastwards overnight, causing Monday morning disruption.

Local residents walk round the edge of a flooded road in Godalming in Surrey Credit: PA

The Met Office has issued a severe weather warning over fears of severe gales of up to 80mph affecting Wales and the south west and southern England.

It has also warned of the danger of ice patches in the south west tonight as temperatures drop to below freezing.

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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.