Winchester town centre looks set to survive the floods. River Itchen has burst its banks here but diverting water upstream appears to have saved waterside properties from damage.
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The residents of one street in Egham in Surrey have described how they have coped with the devastating impact of the floods.
Somerset Levels have been one of the worst-affected areas during the floods and today's aerial images reveal the situation remains bleak.