River washes over paths as tide rises high

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The Thames Path at Greenwich was flooded during high tide last Friday and Saturday.

An especially high tide saw a flood alert issued for vulnerable riverside areas between Teddington and the Thames Barrier.

At Greenwich, this saw water washing across the path outside the Old Royal Naval College creating dramatic - but not unprecedented - scenes.

The Environment Agency do not close the Thames Barrier unless they predict that the water level will rise higher still.

See photos of the high tide at Greenwich

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