'Dog Was Swimming in Kitchen': Home Inundated as Flooding Hits Sussex

A night of torrential rain on November 16-17 left Sussex in the south of England facing transport disruption from flooding, with roads closed and railways affected.

Flooding also hit buildings, according to emergency services.

Horsham resident Mark Shoosmith shot this video in the early hours, showing flooding in his home.

“Woke up at 3 am to go to the toilet and the dog was swimming around the kitchen!” Shoosmith’s daughter Hattie told Storyful. Credit: Mark Shoosmith via Storyful

Video transcript

[WATER SPLASHING]

- Is it too late [INAUDIBLE] if there was an issue out of the way?

[WATER SPLASHING]

Anything ground floor that's plug--

[DRAGGING]

Is it too late [INAUDIBLE] if there was an issue out of the way?

[WATER SPLASHING]

Anything ground floor that's plug--

[DRAGGING]

Is it too late [INAUDIBLE] if there was an issue out of the way?

[WATER SPLASHING]

Anything ground floor that's--