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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Floodwater inches closer to Tewkesbury Abbey

Floodwater is inching ever closer to Tewkesbury Abbey in Gloucestershire as much of the South West remains on flood alert.

Flooding outside Tewkesbury Abbey in Gloucestershire Credit: Tim Ireland/PA Wire

Large areas of Tewkesbury and the Somerset levels are already saturated from rainfall over the Christmas period.

A flooded car park near Tewkesbury Abbey Credit: Tim Ireland/PA Wire

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