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.

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Streets become rivers as flood levels rise in Egham

Resident in Egham in Surrey have become the latest to see rising water transform their streets into rivers.

A boat rests out of the water next to houses in Egham Surrey. Credit: ITV News

Several minor roads are completely impassable, throwing work and travel plans into chaos.

One local man, responding to reports Environment Agency staff pulled out of other flood-hit areas after being bombarded with abuse, said: "I'm not surprised, I imagine they'll have been getting death threats.

"But I've only seen one here today. They know they're gonna get some stick."

The roads have become rives in Egham, Surrey. Credit: ITV News

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