Ed Miliband was met with "angry reaction" from some Purley-On-Thames locals and Alok Sharma, the Conservative MP for Reading West, Daybreak can reveal.
However, the Labour leader dubbed the floods "a wake up call about the issue of flood defence" and said investment was a "maximum possible priority".
A man who built a clay wall in order to protect his house from the rising waters said he has two days before the flooding finally hits.
ITV News correspondent Dan Rivers has been travelling down the River Thames to see the effects of flooding on Windsor, Eton and Maidenhead.
Towns and villages along a stretch of the River Thames have been deluged leading to emergency evacuations.