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UK weather: Flood misery in the Thames Valley

8 January 2014 Last updated at 20:03 GMT

Recent heavy rains and strong winds have led to severe flooding in many parts of the UK, with coastal communities and those living close to rivers especially vulnerable.

The BBC's Robert Hall has been tracking the floods through the Thames Valley from Reading to Oxford, where some residents said they had never known such severe flooding.

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