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Flooding in southwest England

<p>Resident, builder Dave Donaldson moves furniture from one of the flooded rooms of his home at Burrowbridge on the Somerset Levels in southwest England, February 9, 2014. Donaldson is remaining in his home, whilst his wife and children have been re-housed, to look after the property and prevent looters that have entered other abandoned flooded property.  REUTERS/Luke MacGregor</p>

Resident, builder Dave Donaldson moves furniture from one of the flooded rooms of his home at Burrowbridge on the Somerset Levels in southwest England, February 9, 2014. Donaldson is remaining in his home, whilst his wife and children have been...more

Resident, builder Dave Donaldson moves furniture from one of the flooded rooms of his home at Burrowbridge on the Somerset Levels in southwest England, February 9, 2014. Donaldson is remaining in his home, whilst his wife and children have been re-housed, to look after the property and prevent looters that have entered other abandoned flooded property. REUTERS/Luke MacGregor

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<p>Resident Dave Donaldson stamps down sandbags outside his flooded home at Burrowbridge on the Somerset Levels in southwest England, February 9, 2014. REUTERS/Luke MacGregor</p>

Resident Dave Donaldson stamps down sandbags outside his flooded home at Burrowbridge on the Somerset Levels in southwest England, February 9, 2014. REUTERS/Luke MacGregor

Resident Dave Donaldson stamps down sandbags outside his flooded home at Burrowbridge on the Somerset Levels in southwest England, February 9, 2014. REUTERS/Luke MacGregor

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<p>Resident Dave Donaldson looks through a sandbagged door from the dry area of his home to the flooded rooms of his home at Burrowbridge on the Somerset Levels in southwest England, February 9, 2014.  REUTERS/Luke MacGregor</p>

Resident Dave Donaldson looks through a sandbagged door from the dry area of his home to the flooded rooms of his home at Burrowbridge on the Somerset Levels in southwest England, February 9, 2014. REUTERS/Luke MacGregor

Resident Dave Donaldson looks through a sandbagged door from the dry area of his home to the flooded rooms of his home at Burrowbridge on the Somerset Levels in southwest England, February 9, 2014. REUTERS/Luke MacGregor

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<p>The view from a downstairs bathroom window of flooded fields outside a home at Burrowbridge in southwest England, February 9, 2014. REUTERS/Luke MacGregor</p>

The view from a downstairs bathroom window of flooded fields outside a home at Burrowbridge in southwest England, February 9, 2014. REUTERS/Luke MacGregor

The view from a downstairs bathroom window of flooded fields outside a home at Burrowbridge in southwest England, February 9, 2014. REUTERS/Luke MacGregor

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<p>Oscar the dog, sleeps on his bed raised on a pallet in case of further flooding in his home which flooded at Burrowbridge on the Somerset Levels in southwest England, February 10, 2014.  REUTERS/Luke MacGregor</p>

Oscar the dog, sleeps on his bed raised on a pallet in case of further flooding in his home which flooded at Burrowbridge on the Somerset Levels in southwest England, February 10, 2014. REUTERS/Luke MacGregor

Oscar the dog, sleeps on his bed raised on a pallet in case of further flooding in his home which flooded at Burrowbridge on the Somerset Levels in southwest England, February 10, 2014. REUTERS/Luke MacGregor

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<p>Builder Dave Donaldson watches television with his dog Oscar and his suite on pallets in case his home floods more at Burrowbridge in southwest England, February 10, 2014. REUTERS/Luke MacGregor</p>

Builder Dave Donaldson watches television with his dog Oscar and his suite on pallets in case his home floods more at Burrowbridge in southwest England, February 10, 2014. REUTERS/Luke MacGregor

Builder Dave Donaldson watches television with his dog Oscar and his suite on pallets in case his home floods more at Burrowbridge in southwest England, February 10, 2014. REUTERS/Luke MacGregor

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<p>Police Community Support Officers Jason Routley (L) and Steve Chapman deliver sandbags to a flooded home at Burrowbridge in southwest England, February 9, 2014.  REUTERS/Luke MacGregor</p>

Police Community Support Officers Jason Routley (L) and Steve Chapman deliver sandbags to a flooded home at Burrowbridge in southwest England, February 9, 2014. REUTERS/Luke MacGregor

Police Community Support Officers Jason Routley (L) and Steve Chapman deliver sandbags to a flooded home at Burrowbridge in southwest England, February 9, 2014. REUTERS/Luke MacGregor

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<p>Supplies are left on a table for local residents cut off by flooding, outside the local pub at Burrowbridge, southwest England, February 10, 2014.  REUTERS/Luke MacGregor</p>

Supplies are left on a table for local residents cut off by flooding, outside the local pub at Burrowbridge, southwest England, February 10, 2014. REUTERS/Luke MacGregor

Supplies are left on a table for local residents cut off by flooding, outside the local pub at Burrowbridge, southwest England, February 10, 2014. REUTERS/Luke MacGregor

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<p>Sixteen basset hound dogs and a similar number of cats are rescued by the Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service during continued flooding at Burrowbridge in southwest England, February 9, 2014.  REUTERS/Luke MacGregor</p>

Sixteen basset hound dogs and a similar number of cats are rescued by the Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service during continued flooding at Burrowbridge in southwest England, February 9, 2014. REUTERS/Luke MacGregor

Sixteen basset hound dogs and a similar number of cats are rescued by the Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service during continued flooding at Burrowbridge in southwest England, February 9, 2014. REUTERS/Luke MacGregor

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<p>Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron (L) with Bridgwater and West Somerset  MP Ian Liddell-Grainger (R) during a visit to flood affected areas at Goodings Farm in Fordgate, Somerset February 7, 2014.   REUTERS/Tim Ireland/Pool</p>

Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron (L) with Bridgwater and West Somerset MP Ian Liddell-Grainger (R) during a visit to flood affected areas at Goodings Farm in Fordgate, Somerset February 7, 2014. REUTERS/Tim Ireland/Pool

Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron (L) with Bridgwater and West Somerset MP Ian Liddell-Grainger (R) during a visit to flood affected areas at Goodings Farm in Fordgate, Somerset February 7, 2014. REUTERS/Tim Ireland/Pool

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<p>Builder Dave Donaldson feeds his pigs at Burrowbridge on the Somerset Levels in southwest England, February 10, 2014. Donaldson's other animals - horses, sheep and chickens - were re-housed during the flooding. REUTERS/Luke MacGregor</p>

Builder Dave Donaldson feeds his pigs at Burrowbridge on the Somerset Levels in southwest England, February 10, 2014. Donaldson's other animals - horses, sheep and chickens - were re-housed during the flooding. REUTERS/Luke MacGregor

Builder Dave Donaldson feeds his pigs at Burrowbridge on the Somerset Levels in southwest England, February 10, 2014. Donaldson's other animals - horses, sheep and chickens - were re-housed during the flooding. REUTERS/Luke MacGregor

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<p>A specialist electric bed for a disabled boy is raised on pallets to try and protect it from flood water in a home at Burrowbridge in southwest England, February 9, 2014. REUTERS/Luke MacGregor</p>

A specialist electric bed for a disabled boy is raised on pallets to try and protect it from flood water in a home at Burrowbridge in southwest England, February 9, 2014. REUTERS/Luke MacGregor

A specialist electric bed for a disabled boy is raised on pallets to try and protect it from flood water in a home at Burrowbridge in southwest England, February 9, 2014. REUTERS/Luke MacGregor

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<p>Farmer Hayley Matthew reacts as she leaves her property in the village of Moorland in southwest England, February 7, 2014. REUTERS/Toby Melville</p>

Farmer Hayley Matthew reacts as she leaves her property in the village of Moorland in southwest England, February 7, 2014. REUTERS/Toby Melville

Farmer Hayley Matthew reacts as she leaves her property in the village of Moorland in southwest England, February 7, 2014. REUTERS/Toby Melville

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<p>A graveyard is seen underwater in the village of Moorland in southwest England February 7, 2014. Many areas of the Somerset Levels have been underwater for over a month in the wettest January in Britain on record. Severe weather warnings for rain and gale force winds have been issued for the weekend. REUTERS/Toby Melville</p>

A graveyard is seen underwater in the village of Moorland in southwest England February 7, 2014. Many areas of the Somerset Levels have been underwater for over a month in the wettest January in Britain on record. Severe weather warnings for rain and...more

A graveyard is seen underwater in the village of Moorland in southwest England February 7, 2014. Many areas of the Somerset Levels have been underwater for over a month in the wettest January in Britain on record. Severe weather warnings for rain and gale force winds have been issued for the weekend. REUTERS/Toby Melville

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<p>A police vehicle drives past emergency flood pumps near the village of Moorland in south west England February 7, 2014. REUTERS/Toby Melville</p>

A police vehicle drives past emergency flood pumps near the village of Moorland in south west England February 7, 2014. REUTERS/Toby Melville

A police vehicle drives past emergency flood pumps near the village of Moorland in south west England February 7, 2014. REUTERS/Toby Melville

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<p>A flood warning sign is seen in mud and water in the village of Moorland, in southwest England February 7, 2014.  REUTERS/Toby Melville</p>

A flood warning sign is seen in mud and water in the village of Moorland, in southwest England February 7, 2014. REUTERS/Toby Melville

A flood warning sign is seen in mud and water in the village of Moorland, in southwest England February 7, 2014. REUTERS/Toby Melville

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<p>British army Royal Marines from 40 Commando lay sandbag water defences in the village of Moorland in southwest England, February 7, 2014. REUTERS/Toby Melville</p>

British army Royal Marines from 40 Commando lay sandbag water defences in the village of Moorland in southwest England, February 7, 2014. REUTERS/Toby Melville

British army Royal Marines from 40 Commando lay sandbag water defences in the village of Moorland in southwest England, February 7, 2014. REUTERS/Toby Melville

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<p>A property is seen completely surrounded by flood water in the village of Moorland in southwest England, February 7, 2014. Photo taken with fish-eye lens. REUTERS/Toby Melville</p>

A property is seen completely surrounded by flood water in the village of Moorland in southwest England, February 7, 2014. Photo taken with fish-eye lens. REUTERS/Toby Melville

A property is seen completely surrounded by flood water in the village of Moorland in southwest England, February 7, 2014. Photo taken with fish-eye lens. REUTERS/Toby Melville

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<p>Britain's Prince Charles (C) is assisted by police officers as he gets off a boat run by Avon and Somerset police upon arriving in Muchelney, February 4, 2014. REUTERS/Jack Hill/The Times</p>

Britain's Prince Charles (C) is assisted by police officers as he gets off a boat run by Avon and Somerset police upon arriving in Muchelney, February 4, 2014. REUTERS/Jack Hill/The Times

Britain's Prince Charles (C) is assisted by police officers as he gets off a boat run by Avon and Somerset police upon arriving in Muchelney, February 4, 2014. REUTERS/Jack Hill/The Times

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<p>A tractor carries local residents along a flooded road from the village of Thorney on the Somerset Levels, near Langport in southwest England, January 30, 2014. REUTERS/Toby Melville</p>

A tractor carries local residents along a flooded road from the village of Thorney on the Somerset Levels, near Langport in southwest England, January 30, 2014. REUTERS/Toby Melville

A tractor carries local residents along a flooded road from the village of Thorney on the Somerset Levels, near Langport in southwest England, January 30, 2014. REUTERS/Toby Melville

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<p>A resident puts on her wader boots as she prepares to walk through flood water in the village of Thorney on the Somerset Levels, near Langport in southwest England, January 31, 2014. REUTERS/Toby Melville</p>

A resident puts on her wader boots as she prepares to walk through flood water in the village of Thorney on the Somerset Levels, near Langport in southwest England, January 31, 2014. REUTERS/Toby Melville

A resident puts on her wader boots as she prepares to walk through flood water in the village of Thorney on the Somerset Levels, near Langport in southwest England, January 31, 2014. REUTERS/Toby Melville

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<p>A combination photo shows an angry resident hitting a vehicle he claims was driving too fast through floodwaters, with his shopping bag in the village of Thorney on the Somerset Levels, near Langport in southwest England, January 31, 2014. REUTERS/Toby Melville</p>

A combination photo shows an angry resident hitting a vehicle he claims was driving too fast through floodwaters, with his shopping bag in the village of Thorney on the Somerset Levels, near Langport in southwest England, January 31, 2014....more

A combination photo shows an angry resident hitting a vehicle he claims was driving too fast through floodwaters, with his shopping bag in the village of Thorney on the Somerset Levels, near Langport in southwest England, January 31, 2014. REUTERS/Toby Melville

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<p>Emergency services personnel help local residents as they travel in a boat along a flooded road from the village of Muchelney on the Somerset Levels, near Langport in southwest England, January 30, 2014. REUTERS/Toby Melville</p>

Emergency services personnel help local residents as they travel in a boat along a flooded road from the village of Muchelney on the Somerset Levels, near Langport in southwest England, January 30, 2014. REUTERS/Toby Melville

Emergency services personnel help local residents as they travel in a boat along a flooded road from the village of Muchelney on the Somerset Levels, near Langport in southwest England, January 30, 2014. REUTERS/Toby Melville

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<p>A woman walks along a temporary floating pontoon positioned on a flooded road to the village of Muchelney, near Langport in south west England January 27, 2014. REUTERS/Toby Melville</p>

A woman walks along a temporary floating pontoon positioned on a flooded road to the village of Muchelney, near Langport in south west England January 27, 2014. REUTERS/Toby Melville

A woman walks along a temporary floating pontoon positioned on a flooded road to the village of Muchelney, near Langport in south west England January 27, 2014. REUTERS/Toby Melville

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<p>The flooded Somerset Levels are seen near Langport in southwest England, January 27, 2014. REUTERS/Toby Melville</p>

The flooded Somerset Levels are seen near Langport in southwest England, January 27, 2014. REUTERS/Toby Melville

The flooded Somerset Levels are seen near Langport in southwest England, January 27, 2014. REUTERS/Toby Melville

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<p>A land sale sign is seen surrounded by floodwater in Long Sutton on the flooded Somerset Levels, near Langport in southwest England, January 27, 2014. REUTERS/Toby Melville</p>

A land sale sign is seen surrounded by floodwater in Long Sutton on the flooded Somerset Levels, near Langport in southwest England, January 27, 2014. REUTERS/Toby Melville

A land sale sign is seen surrounded by floodwater in Long Sutton on the flooded Somerset Levels, near Langport in southwest England, January 27, 2014. REUTERS/Toby Melville

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<p>A protest notice is seen in a resident's window in Langport in southwest England, January 27, 2014. REUTERS/Toby Melville</p>

A protest notice is seen in a resident's window in Langport in southwest England, January 27, 2014. REUTERS/Toby Melville

A protest notice is seen in a resident's window in Langport in southwest England, January 27, 2014. REUTERS/Toby Melville

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