After a temporal that has left three dead, one in London, one in the English Channel and a third in Ireland, the inhabitants of the coastal towns of the Thames in England, this Saturday they were expecting more imminent rise of water level.
A total of 115,000 households in the UK and France were without electricity and rail and air transport was severely disrupted due to the temporary.
In Chertsey, a town west of London lapped down the Thames; soldiers help residents protect themselves from rising water piling sandbags. In addition, David Cameron, British Prime Minister, visited the site on Saturday.
“What we do in the next 24 hours is crucial, because unfortunately the river level will go up even more. Every sandbag, each protected house, every flood barrier can make a big difference,” said Prime Minister.
The storm is the latest in a long series that has hit in recent weeks the UK, immersed in one of the rainiest winters. Today it is expected that give in the temporal, after the strong rains registered this Saturday, accompanied by wind gusts of up to 130 km / h.