32 Pictures Of Britain As It Battles The Floods

There are severe flood warnings in place along the Thames and in Somerset. The Prime Minister has said the areas are “in it for the long haul”.

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Labour leader Ed Miliband and Labour’s Parliamentary Candidate for Reading West, Victoria Groulef, during a visit to view recent flooding in Purley on Thames in Berkshire on Tuesday February 11, 2014.

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Locals look at flooded railway lines after the Thames burst its banks on February 10, 2014, in Datchet.

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A man helps local shop keepers with sandbags as flood water continues to rise after the river Thames burst its banks on February 10, 2014 in Datchet.

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A youth cycles through flood water in Datchet.

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Beatrix Thurner is evacuated from a flooded house with Ruby, a family pet, on February 10, 2014 in Datchet.

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Beatrix Thurner paddles her boat as she removes possessions from a house threatened by rising flood water in Datchet.

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A man carries a family member through rising flood water in Datchet.

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Environment Agency workers launch a remote control device known as an ARC-Boat that is used to collect river level and current speed data on February 10, 2014 in Datchet.

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Youths paddle a boat along a road in Datchet.

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A car lies half submerged in flood water in Datchet.

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Members of Royal Berkshire Fire & Rescue squad evacuate a family from flooded Wraysbury on February 11, 2014 in Wraysbury, England.

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Swans swim in flood-waters adjacent to the river Thames in Walton-on-Thames.

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A Fire and Rescue crew check on residents in flood-affected homes adjacent to the river Thames in Walton-on-Thames.

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Flood-affected homes adjacent to the river Thames in Walton-on-Thames.

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A man wades past swans outside flood-affected homes adjacent to the river Thames in Walton-on-Thames.

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A Fire and Rescue crew check on residents in flood-affected homes adjacent to the river Thames in Walton-on-Thames.

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A Fire and Rescue crew help evacuate residents from flood-affected homes adjacent to the river Thames in Walton-on-Thames on February 10, 2014.

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A Royal Lodge in the grounds of Windsor Castle is surrounded by flood water.

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Flood water continues to cover farmland close to James Winslade’s West Yeo Farm and Newhouse Farm in Moorland on the Somerset Levels near Bridgwater.

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Two men use a boat on a flooded road on the Somerset Levels near Langport.

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Flood water continues to cover farmland on the Somerset Levels near Bridgwater.

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Flood water surrounds Burrow Mump on the Somerset Levels near Bridgwater.

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Millions of gallons of water are pumped from flooded land surrounding the village of Moorland on the Somerset Levels on February 10, 2014.

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Water surrounds flooded properties in the village of Moorland on the Somerset Levels.

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Debris around a flooded house in the village of Moorland.

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More flooded propeties in the village of Moorland.

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A resident walks through flood water in the village of Moorland.

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A resident walks through flood water in the village of Moorland.

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More flooded properties in the village of Moorland.

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View from the air of the village of Moorland.

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Flooded house, Moorland.

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Millions of gallons of water are being pumped from flooded land surrounding the village of Burrowbridge on the Somerset Levels.

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