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Floods power a whole lot of residents from their properties: Components of Berkshire and Surrey stay underwater 5 days after final rainfall as stage of River Thames stays excessive throughout Britain’s deep freeze

Floods power a whole lot of residents from their properties: Components of Berkshire and Surrey stay underwater 5 days after final rainfall as stage of River Thames stays excessive throughout Britain’s deep freeze


A village on the banks of the River Thames has turn into one of many worst-hit areas by flooding after Storm Henk with some residents compelled to evacuate this week.

Wraysbury in Berkshire remains to be underwater 5 days after the final rain with weak individuals requested to depart their properties, the college shut and lots of roads impassable.

Photographers documented scenes of devastation immediately as one man returned to his household house together with his suitcase in a dinghy after a ten-day vacation to Antigua.

Others had been seen wading via the floodwater carrying their pet canines after the council determined to evacuate residents with extra wants on Monday night time.

It comes as 200 flood warnings or alerts remained in place throughout England this afternoon following torrential rain final week that deluged greater than 1,000 properties.

A lot of the 93 flood warnings lined areas across the Thames Valley, Dorset, Wiltshire and into Somerset, with individuals in affected areas informed to take precautions as a result of excessive river ranges. There have been additionally 116 lower-level flood alerts in place immediately.

In the meantime forecasters warned the deep freeze might proceed for the remainder of this month with extra snow on the way in which subsequent week, after temperatures fell to -11C (12F).

George Bowles is assisted back to the family home in flooded Wraysbury with his luggage in a dinghy by his father Michael this morning after returning from a ten-day holiday in Antigua

George Bowles is assisted again to the household house in flooded Wraysbury together with his baggage in a dinghy by his father Michael this morning after getting back from a ten-day vacation in Antigua

An aerial view shows floodwater surrounding properties on a street in Wraysbury this week

An aerial view shows floodwater surrounding properties on a street in Wraysbury this week

An aerial view reveals floodwater surrounding properties on a avenue in Wraysbury this week

A resident carries her pet dog to her parent's home amid flooding in Wraysbury today

A resident carries her pet dog to her parent's home amid flooding in Wraysbury today

A resident carries her pet canine to her mum or dad’s house amid flooding in Wraysbury immediately

An aerial view shows floodwater surrounding a van in a residential street in Wraysbury today

An aerial view shows floodwater surrounding a van in a residential street in Wraysbury today

An aerial view reveals floodwater surrounding a van in a residential avenue in Wraysbury immediately

Floodwater surrounding homes in Wraysbury, Berkshire - between Windsor and Heathrow

Floodwater surrounding homes in Wraysbury, Berkshire - between Windsor and Heathrow

Floodwater surrounding properties in Wraysbury, Berkshire – between Windsor and Heathrow

The abandoned caravan of clairvoyant Zara is seen in a waterlogged field in Wraysbury today

The abandoned caravan of clairvoyant Zara is seen in a waterlogged field in Wraysbury today

The deserted caravan of clairvoyant Zara is seen in a waterlogged discipline in Wraysbury immediately

Homes surrounded by floodwater are seen as the impact of flooding continues in Wraysbury

Homes surrounded by floodwater are seen as the impact of flooding continues in Wraysbury

Properties surrounded by floodwater are seen because the affect of flooding continues in Wraysbury

George Bowles returns to the family home in flooded Wraysbury after a holiday to Antigua

George Bowles returns to the family home in flooded Wraysbury after a holiday to Antigua

George Bowles returns to the household house in flooded Wraysbury after a vacation to Antigua

Floodwater surrounds swings and play equipment in a children's park in Wraysbury this week

Floodwater surrounds swings and play equipment in a children's park in Wraysbury this week

Floodwater surrounds swings and play tools in a youngsters’s park in Wraysbury this week

A person makes their way through floodwater in Wraysbury, Berkshire, this week

A person makes their way through floodwater in Wraysbury, Berkshire, this week

An individual makes their approach via floodwater in Wraysbury, Berkshire, this week

The Environment Agency’s flood warning covers the Thames at Wraysbury village including Welley Road, Ouseley Road, Station Road and Staines Road, as well as Magna Carta Lane

The Environment Agency’s flood warning covers the Thames at Wraysbury village including Welley Road, Ouseley Road, Station Road and Staines Road, as well as Magna Carta Lane

The Surroundings Company’s flood warning covers the Thames at Wraysbury village together with Welley Highway, Ouseley Highway, Station Highway and Staines Highway, in addition to Magna Carta Lane

The Met Workplace has warned of an ‘growing likelihood of wintry hazards’ from Sunday with additional widespread frosts and the potential for ‘disruptive snow’ within the South.

In Wraysbury immediately, George Bowles was photographed being helped again to the household house together with his baggage in a dinghy by his father Michael after getting back from a visit to Antigua the place it’s 29C (84F).

Different residents had been seen carrying their pet canines over the floodwater, whereas the deluge had additionally surrounded swings and play tools in a youngsters’s park.

The village is the place the late Women Aloud singer Sarah Harding grew up and was utilized in filming for the 1985 James Bond movie A View To Kill. It’s located between Windsor and Heathrow Airport and likewise flooded in 2003 and twice in 2014.

Audrey Elliott, 94, who has lived within the village because the Sixties, is among the many residents trapped of their properties by the newest flooding and informed the Slough Observer: ‘I am unable to get out in any respect now.

‘My bungalow is totally surrounded. It’s all the way in which round. I feel it will final some time.’

She added that pals and family have helped get her provides, however her son who lives close by has additionally confronted flooding. Ms Elliott mentioned: ‘He cannot get to me and I am unable to get to him.’

A fire engine is driven through flood water in Wraysbury, Berkshire, this week

A fire engine is driven through flood water in Wraysbury, Berkshire, this week

A hearth engine is pushed via flood water in Wraysbury, Berkshire, this week

Floodwater surrounding homes on a residential street in Wraysbury, Berkshire

Floodwater surrounding homes on a residential street in Wraysbury, Berkshire

Floodwater surrounding properties on a residential avenue in Wraysbury, Berkshire

Wraysbury in Berkshire is still underwater this week, five days after the last rain

Wraysbury in Berkshire is still underwater this week, five days after the last rain

Wraysbury in Berkshire remains to be underwater this week, 5 days after the final rain

A person makes their way through floodwater in Wraysbury, Berkshire, today

A person makes their way through floodwater in Wraysbury, Berkshire, today

An individual makes their approach via floodwater in Wraysbury, Berkshire, immediately

George Bowles heads back to the family home in Wraysbury today after his holiday to Antigua

George Bowles heads back to the family home in Wraysbury today after his holiday to Antigua

George Bowles heads again to the household house in Wraysbury immediately after his vacation to Antigua

An aerial view shows floodwater surrounding homes on a residential street in Wraysbury

An aerial view shows floodwater surrounding homes on a residential street in Wraysbury

An aerial view reveals floodwater surrounding properties on a residential avenue in Wraysbury

A fire engine is driven through floodwater in Wraysbury, Berkshire, this week

A fire engine is driven through floodwater in Wraysbury, Berkshire, this week

A hearth engine is pushed via floodwater in Wraysbury, Berkshire, this week

A resident carries his pet dog through flooded streets in Wraysbury this morning

A resident carries his pet dog through flooded streets in Wraysbury this morning

A resident carries his pet canine via flooded streets in Wraysbury this morning

An aerial view shows floodwater surrounding homeson a residential street in Wraysbury

An aerial view shows floodwater surrounding homeson a residential street in Wraysbury

An aerial view reveals floodwater surrounding homeson a residential avenue in Wraysbury

George Bowles returns to the family home in flooded Wraysbury after a holiday to Antigua

George Bowles returns to the family home in flooded Wraysbury after a holiday to Antigua

George Bowles returns to the household house in flooded Wraysbury after a vacation to Antigua

However she added that she was well-prepared for the flooding and her nephew has coming over from Las Vegas immediately for her birthday.

Rising water ranges alongside elements of the Thames riverside have prompted main impacts on properties and companies in Wraysbury and different areas, resulting in the evacuation of some residents.

A whole bunch of individuals throughout neighbouring Surrey have additionally been evacuated since Sunday as a result of flooding, with Egham and Chertsey significantly badly hit.

The Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead mentioned the evacuation determination for Wraysbury was taken on Monday night time, with individuals taken to secure different lodging.

A relaxation centre was arrange at Windsor Leisure Centre for anybody needing to go someplace heat and dry due to flooding.

And individuals who don’t stay in Wraysbury had been informed not journey via the village as a result of many roads had been impassable.

The council mentioned visitors has been ‘inflicting points for the flooding state of affairs within the village’.

An aerial view shows floodwater surrounding homes on a residential street in Wraysbury

An aerial view shows floodwater surrounding homes on a residential street in Wraysbury

An aerial view reveals floodwater surrounding properties on a residential avenue in Wraysbury

A person makes their way through floodwater in Wraysbury, Berkshire, this week

A person makes their way through floodwater in Wraysbury, Berkshire, this week

An individual makes their approach via floodwater in Wraysbury, Berkshire, this week

Residents walk through waterlogged streets as the impact of flooding continues in Wraysbury

Residents walk through waterlogged streets as the impact of flooding continues in Wraysbury

Residents stroll via waterlogged streets because the affect of flooding continues in Wraysbury

An aerial view shows floodwater surrounding homes on a residential street in Wraysbury

An aerial view shows floodwater surrounding homes on a residential street in Wraysbury

An aerial view reveals floodwater surrounding properties on a residential avenue in Wraysbury

People walk through floodwater on a flooded street in Wraysbury this week

People walk through floodwater on a flooded street in Wraysbury this week

Individuals stroll via floodwater on a flooded avenue in Wraysbury this week

A van is surrounded by floodwater on a flooded street in Wraysbury this week

A van is surrounded by floodwater on a flooded street in Wraysbury this week

A van is surrounded by floodwater on a flooded avenue in Wraysbury this week

Residents walk through waterlogged streets as the impact of flooding continues in Wraysbury

Residents walk through waterlogged streets as the impact of flooding continues in Wraysbury

 Residents stroll via waterlogged streets because the affect of flooding continues in Wraysbury

An aerial view shows floodwater surrounding homes on a residential street in Wraysbury

An aerial view shows floodwater surrounding homes on a residential street in Wraysbury

An aerial view reveals floodwater surrounding properties on a residential avenue in Wraysbury

Residents walk through waterlogged streets as the impact of flooding continues in Wraysbury

Residents walk through waterlogged streets as the impact of flooding continues in Wraysbury

Residents stroll via waterlogged streets because the affect of flooding continues in Wraysbury

George Bowles returns to the family home in flooded Wraysbury after a holiday to Antigua

George Bowles returns to the family home in flooded Wraysbury after a holiday to Antigua

George Bowles returns to the household house in flooded Wraysbury after a vacation to Antigua

Wraysbury Main Faculty was closed on the council’s suggestion, with a press release saying that this was ‘for the security of pupils, dad and mom and academics attending to and from the college’. The constructing is ready to reopen tomorrow.

Carolyn Richardson, the emergency planning officer for West Berkshire Council, informed BBC Information: ‘It is nonetheless critical throughout the realm.

‘Definitely the danger of recent flooding is probably slowing down within the West Berkshire space and the rivers there are beginning to stabilise and scale back.

‘However within the east, within the Windsor and Maidenhead space, the degrees of the Thames and Colnbrook are nonetheless very excessive because it’s transferring via – there are nonetheless vital points with the rivers.

‘We have skilled flooding in areas that we’ve not up to now this yr which is difficult.’

The Surroundings Company’s flood warning for the realm covers the Thames at Wraysbury village together with Welley Highway, Ouseley Highway, Station Highway and Staines Highway, in addition to Magna Carta Lane.

Its newest replace said: ‘River ranges stay excessive on the River Thames in response to latest rainfall. Due to this fact, flooding of property and roads is feasible immediately

A resident carries his pet dog through flooded streets in Wraysbury, Berkshire, today

A resident carries his pet dog through flooded streets in Wraysbury, Berkshire, today

A resident carries his pet canine via flooded streets in Wraysbury, Berkshire, immediately

A woman carrying a bag walks along one of the flooded streets in Wraysbury today

A woman carrying a bag walks along one of the flooded streets in Wraysbury today

A lady carrying a bag walks alongside one of many flooded streets in Wraysbury immediately 

An aerial view shows floodwater surrounding homes on a residential street in Wraysbury

An aerial view shows floodwater surrounding homes on a residential street in Wraysbury

An aerial view reveals floodwater surrounding properties on a residential avenue in Wraysbury

A person carrying bags walks along one of the flooded streets in Wraysbury today

A person carrying bags walks along one of the flooded streets in Wraysbury today

An individual carrying baggage walks alongside one of many flooded streets in Wraysbury immediately

George Bowles returns to the family home in flooded Wraysbury after a holiday to Antigua

George Bowles returns to the family home in flooded Wraysbury after a holiday to Antigua

George Bowles returns to the household house in flooded Wraysbury after a vacation to Antigua

A resident carries his pet dog through flooded streets in Wraysbury, Berkshire, today

A resident carries his pet dog through flooded streets in Wraysbury, Berkshire, today

A resident carries his pet canine via flooded streets in Wraysbury, Berkshire, immediately

Homes surrounded by floodwater are seen as the impact of flooding continues in Wraysbury

Homes surrounded by floodwater are seen as the impact of flooding continues in Wraysbury

Properties surrounded by floodwater are seen because the affect of flooding continues in Wraysbury

People walk through floodwater on a flooded street in Wraysbury this week

People walk through floodwater on a flooded street in Wraysbury this week

Individuals stroll via floodwater on a flooded avenue in Wraysbury this week

‘We count on river ranges to stay excessive over the subsequent few days as water strikes via the system. We’re monitoring the state of affairs.’

Officers urged individuals to maneuver possessions and valuables off the bottom or to security, and activate any property flood safety merchandise equivalent to obstacles.

A Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead assertion mentioned yesterday: ‘Following a multi-agency determination (Monday) night time, the council and Emergency Companies have been working to contact weak residents from these elements of Wraysbury most affected by the floods.

‘Fireplace and Rescue Companies have been working with Social Care workers to evaluate and help residents with extra wants and to evacuate them to secure different lodging. This operation is continuous.

‘A relaxation centre has been made out there at Windsor Leisure Centre for any residents who might have someplace heat and dry to go due to flooding of their properties.’

George Bowles returns to the family home in flooded Wraysbury after a holiday to Antigua

George Bowles returns to the family home in flooded Wraysbury after a holiday to Antigua

George Bowles returns to the household house in flooded Wraysbury after a vacation to Antigua

A woman carrying a bag walks along one of the flooded streets in Wraysbury today

A woman carrying a bag walks along one of the flooded streets in Wraysbury today

A lady carrying a bag walks alongside one of many flooded streets in Wraysbury immediately 

A van is surrounded by floodwater on a flooded street in Wraysbury this week

A van is surrounded by floodwater on a flooded street in Wraysbury this week

A van is surrounded by floodwater on a flooded avenue in Wraysbury this week

A resident carries his pet dog through flooded streets in Wraysbury today

A resident carries his pet dog through flooded streets in Wraysbury today

A resident carries his pet canine via flooded streets in Wraysbury immediately

George Bowles returns to the family home in flooded Wraysbury after a holiday to Antigua

George Bowles returns to the family home in flooded Wraysbury after a holiday to Antigua

George Bowles returns to the household house in flooded Wraysbury after a vacation to Antigua

Homes surrounded by floodwater are seen as the impact of flooding continues in Wraysbury

Homes surrounded by floodwater are seen as the impact of flooding continues in Wraysbury

Properties surrounded by floodwater are seen because the affect of flooding continues in Wraysbury

George Bowles returns to the family home in flooded Wraysbury after a holiday to Antigua

George Bowles returns to the family home in flooded Wraysbury after a holiday to Antigua

George Bowles returns to the household house in flooded Wraysbury after a vacation to Antigua

Homes surrounded by floodwater are seen as the impact of flooding continues in Wraysbury

Homes surrounded by floodwater are seen as the impact of flooding continues in Wraysbury

Properties surrounded by floodwater are seen because the affect of flooding continues in Wraysbury

A resident carries her pet dog to her parent's home amid flooding in Wraysbury today

A resident carries her pet dog to her parent's home amid flooding in Wraysbury today

A resident carries her pet canine to her mum or dad’s house amid flooding in Wraysbury immediately

Throughout England, a whole lot of flood alerts or warnings remained in place immediately because the mercury fell to -9C (16F) at Dalwhinnie within the Highlands and -3C (27F) at London Gatwick Airport.

It comes after temperatures fell to -11.1C (12.02F) at Aviemore yesterday. The coldest night time of the winter to date was December 3 when Altnaharra dropped to -12.5C (9.5F).

An amber chilly well being alert for the North West of England, the Midlands, the South West and South East remained in place till midday on Friday however might be prolonged.

The UK Well being Safety Company alert warns well being companies of elevated demand – and advises individuals to regulate aged and weak pals and neighbours.

The charity Age UK mentioned the ‘Large Freeze is going on on the worst potential time for older individuals’ given the flooding, value of dwelling disaster and stress on the NHS .

Submerged garden ornaments are seen as the impact of flooding continues in Wraysbury

Submerged garden ornaments are seen as the impact of flooding continues in Wraysbury

Submerged backyard ornaments are seen because the affect of flooding continues in Wraysbury

Homes surrounded by floodwater are seen as the impact of flooding continues in Wraysbury

Homes surrounded by floodwater are seen as the impact of flooding continues in Wraysbury

Properties surrounded by floodwater are seen because the affect of flooding continues in Wraysbury

A woman carrying a bag walks along one of the flooded streets in Wraysbury today

A woman carrying a bag walks along one of the flooded streets in Wraysbury today

A lady carrying a bag walks alongside one of many flooded streets in Wraysbury immediately

Submerged garden ornaments are seen as the impact of flooding continues in Wraysbury

Submerged garden ornaments are seen as the impact of flooding continues in Wraysbury

Submerged backyard ornaments are seen because the affect of flooding continues in Wraysbury

Homes surrounded by floodwater are seen as the impact of flooding continues in Wraysbury

Homes surrounded by floodwater are seen as the impact of flooding continues in Wraysbury

Properties surrounded by floodwater are seen because the affect of flooding continues in Wraysbury

Homes surrounded by floodwater are seen as the impact of flooding continues in Wraysbury

Homes surrounded by floodwater are seen as the impact of flooding continues in Wraysbury

Properties surrounded by floodwater are seen because the affect of flooding continues in Wraysbury

A resident carries her pet dog to her parent's home amid flooding in Wraysbury today

A resident carries her pet dog to her parent's home amid flooding in Wraysbury today

A resident carries her pet canine to her mum or dad’s house amid flooding in Wraysbury immediately

At present, the Met Workplace mentioned additional chilly climate was probably via this week, with an ‘growing likelihood of wintry hazards in the direction of the beginning of subsequent week’.

The UK is beneath the affect of excessive stress, which is bringing colder than common climate for the time of yr, and a major discount in rainfall following the very moist begin to January.

The chilly and largely dry circumstances are set to persist via a lot of this week, with areas in southern England significantly chilly in comparison with common.

Then from Sunday a northerly airflow will develop which might improve the probabilities of ‘wintry hazards’.



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