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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.

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Heavy rain and winds set to return to the UK on Monday

More wind and heavy are set to hit Britain before the new year, according to the Met Office, who has issued a Yellow Weather Warning for much of the South West, Wales and parts of Scotland.

Yellow Weather Warnings issued for rain and wind. Credit: Met Office

In a statement on their website, the Met Office said: "Further rain, heavy at times, is expected to spread quickly eastwards across southwest England and south Wales on Sunday night and into Monday morning.

"Rainfall totals are expected to be widely 15 to 30 mm, but as much as 40 to 50 mm over south facing coasts and hills. With ground already saturated over much of this region, the public should be aware of the risk of further local flooding. Gales will accompany this rain".

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