16 severe flood warnings: Latest on areas affected

There are 16 severe flood alerts. Credit: Environment Agency

The Environment Agency has issued 16 severe flood warnings - where there is a danger to life - in the following areas:

River Thames at Chertsey; River Thames at Shepperton Green; Properties closest to the River Thames between Littleton Lane (Shepperton Green) and Shepperton Lock; River Thames at Hamm Court; River Thames at Staines and Egham;

Properties closest to the River Thames between Runnymede Pleasure Grounds, Staines and Penton Hook; River Thames at Horton; Properties closest to the River Thames at Wraysbury between Old Windsor Weir and Magna Carta Island.

Check the Environment Agency flood warnings page for a detailed breakdown of the areas affected.

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