Thousands of UK homes without water as thaw continues

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London mayor calls situation ‘unacceptable’ after residents hit by burst mains and damaged pipes

Tens of thousands of homes in the UK were still without water after a thaw following recent freezing temperatures resulted in burst water mains and severely damaged pipes.

London and the south-east of England have been the hardest hit, with about 13,000 homes in Kent and Sussex and 5,000 homes in London still without water. Thousands of properties in Wales were also with a water supply, with parts of the Midlands, south-west England and Scotland also affected.

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