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Severe flooding spreads across UK

Weeks of rain and flooding have put Britain into an all out weather crisis. Some 5,000 homes are flooded in parts of southwest England, including these towns and villages in the Thames Valley near London. Waterways where major commuter highways ought to be. Sandbags (there aren't enough of them) help a little…but some homes are seeping with water rising up out of the ground. (SOUNDBITE) (English) LOCAL RESIDENT, JANE CRAMPTON, SAYING: "I woke up this morning and the bedroom carpet was saturated. It is coming up from underground, it is really scary. And then it was dark, the electrics went off last night so I just went to sleep with candles and it's eerie. " It was the wettest January recorded in 250 years. And the rain is only expected to continue in February. Even the grounds near Windsor Castle aren't safe from the flood waters. The Army's been called in to help. And Prime Minister David Cameron has pledged to do whatever it

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