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UK floods: Staines residents struggle to save property

12 February 2014 Last updated at 07:59 GMT

In the Thames Valley people have been trying to protect their property as flood waters have risen.

More than 1,000 properties have flooded over the past week while homeowners have been warned many more are at risk.

Fourteen severe flood warnings are in place in Berkshire and Surrey while two remain in Somerset.

Jenny Hill went to Staines-upon-Thames and Datchet find out how people are coping.