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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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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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.