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18 Shocking Photos Of The Thames Bursting Its Banks (PICTURES)

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Communities along the banks of the River Thames have become the latest to reach for the sandbags after the Environment Agency issued a number of severe weather warnings in the Home Counties:

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    A woman becomes caght up in a lorry's wash in Old Windsor in Berkshire
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    The village green in Dachet is under flood water after the river Thames burst its banks.
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    A home owner's boat sits outside his house after flood water continues to rise after the river Thames burst its banks
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    Locals wade through flood water in Datchet
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    A man brings a family member home on a boat after flood water continues to rise.
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    A boy cycles through River Thames flood water
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    Flood water continues to rise as residents struggle to cope with the rising tides.
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    Locals look at flooded railway lines.
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    A man and his dog look out from his house at rising flood water.
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    A man helps local shop keepers with sandbags as flood water continues to rise.
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    A car drives through flood water on the main road after the river Thames burst its banks.
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    A man carries a family member through rising flood water.
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    Electricity workers unload sandbags to protect a sub station.
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    Locals look at flooded railway lines after river Thames burst its banks.
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    A house surrounded by flood waters near Chertsey Bridge in Chertsey, Surrey.
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    A view of flooded fields as the River Thames has burst its bank and flooded roads and property in Chertsey in Surrey.
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    A resident wearing homemade waders carries a dog through floodwater as residents begin to evacuate homes in Wraybury, Berkshire,
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    Residents wearing homemade waders evacuate their home in Wraybury, Berkshire

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