As it happened: Severe UK weather continues

Key points

  • Fourteen severe flood warnings are in place in Berkshire and Surrey, while two remain in Somerset
  • Forecasters are warning of snow in many parts of the UK, with high winds, heavy rain and further snow forecast for tomorrow
  • Prime Minister David Cameron tells a Downing Street press conference "money is no object in this relief effort"
  • A Cabinet committee to oversee the recovery will be set up and the PM will chair first meeting on Thursday
  • About 1,000 homes have been evacuated along the River Thames, with thousands more at risk of flooding
  • The M2 motorway is closed in both directions in north Kent after a 15ft-deep pothole opened up in the central reservation

Live text


  • Margaret Ryan 
  • Gerry Holt 
  • Bernadette McCague 

Last updated 11 February 2014

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