Staines residents received early-morning flood alerts

Residents in Staines received telephone flood alerts early this morning as the River Thames submerged a footpath and began to move towards homes on Laleham Road.

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Thousands of Thames flood victims battle power cuts

Power cuts have been reported in Datchet, Singleton and East Marden in the Thames area amid continued flooding. Around 1,700 homes are thought to have been affected, as storms continue to hit southern Britain.