After a night of torrential rain, with nowhere to pump away the mixed sewage and rain water, and apparently no sandbags available, desperate residents have called out for help to the keep water at bay.
Thunderstorms and heavy rain could lead to flooding in London and the east of England, the Met Office has warned.
A yellow warning has been issued as weather settles in which might cause icy stretches and travel disruption overnight into Wednesday morning.
Wondering what the weather has in store for us this weekend? Watch our Met Office video forecast.
There is a flood alert in place ahead of Storm Dennis in parts of east London.
Londoners can expect very heavy rain, flooding and disruption to travel over the weekend as Storm Dennis swoops in.