37 Jaw-Dropping New Aerial Shots Of Flooding Along The River Thames

Houses near the river Thames have suffered a week of flooding after the river burst its banks on February 10. A series of aerial shots taken today reveal the true extent of the damage.

Runnymede.

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A damaged cruse boat lies against a wier in the river Thames after flooding in Runnymede, England.

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Wraysbury.

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A man walks through a flooded garden with sandbags as others build a flood defences (bottom) in Wraysbury, England.

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Laleham.

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Flood water covers a children’s playground in Laleham, England.

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Staines-Upon-Thames.

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Houses in Blackett Close are inundated with flood water in Staines-Upon-Thames, England.

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A wall of flood defences is seen surrounding houses.

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The Thorpe Park Resort is surrounded by higher than usual water levels.

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Chertsey.

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Timothy Arrow and his wife Christine look up from their garden.

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The fire brigade pump flood water from the Abbey Fields caravan park in Chertsey, England.

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Wargrave.

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Datchet.

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Cars, boats, trucks and tractors are submerged in flood water near Datchet, England.

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Walton-on-Thames.

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Hurley.

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A caravan park is inundated with flood water.

Shepperton.

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Matt Tucker is the UK picture editor for BuzzFeed and is based in London.
 
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