Fifty troops were drafted in to help keep stretches of the M50 open in Hertfordshire after a deluge of rain fell in overnight storms.
Royal Irish Regiment, CMPG and Amey working together in appaling conditions to keep the M50 open in Herefordshire. http://t.co/hqgDfNysd2
The soldiers helped to shore up the motorway embankment and laid 1,250 sandbags to help protect the motorway from flooding.
About 300 troops from the 1st Battalion The Royal Irish Regiment have been in Herefordshire and Worcestershire since Thursday after rivers burst their banks.
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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.