A tornado has hit Surrey as in excess of 90 flood alerts stay set up crosswise over southern and eastern England, the Midlands and Yorkshire.

Homes and vehicles have been harmed in the Chertsey zone, fire teams said.

It comes following quite a while of overwhelming precipitation with more deluges anticipated, provoking a serious admonition crosswise over southern England until early afternoon on Sunday.

Drivers setting out on the Christmas escape are being encouraged to check their courses ahead of time.

Up to 30mm of downpour is conjecture during the notice time frame.

Somewhere in the range of 96 flood admonitions were set up on Saturday evening and 232 flood alarms.

The Met Office additionally said a the tornado had struck the Chertsey region.

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Teams were called at about 10:30 GMT, Surrey Fire and Rescue Service said.

“We were called to a high wind episode influencing various houses in the Chertsey region,” the administration said in an announcement.

Four fire motors and two flying stepping stools were sent and they attempted to “make houses safe from harm to rooftops”.

Surrey Police additionally affirmed they went to the scene to “guarantee the open’s security”.

The tornado strike came after streets were overwhelmed and rail lines blocked. The M23 was shut between intersections 10 and 11 in the two headings in West Sussex, yet has now revived.


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