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Flash flooding

Flash flooding has caused travel chaos in parts of England as thunderstorms dumped almost half a month’s rain in some parts overnight.

A train from Milton Keynes to Euston has derailed near Watford Junction, but there are no reported injuries.

The worst-hit areas are across the east, south and south-east of England which all have amber warnings in place, according to the Met Office.

Commuters have been warned of severe disruption with more rain on the way.

Live updates on flash flooding

Train derailed by landslide

For key updates see BBC Weather and BBC Travel.

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