Six flood warnings and 42 flood alerts remain in place in London and South East England.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson announces the introduction of "Tier 4" restrictions in London and South East England beginning at midnight. Households in those areas are to be banned from mixing over the festive season, while in the rest of the country, mixing of households will only be allowed on Christmas Day.
In Tottenham, London, a 1-year-old boy dies after falling from a ninth-floor council flat window with a faulty handle in a tower block. The boy's mother had urged the Haringey London Borough Council to fix the window for two months, a neighbour says. Critics say the death is the latest in a number of incidents suggesting problems with the ways in which public housing is managed in the country.
The BBC is to broadcast its political debate programme "Question Time" from inside a prison for the first time next Thursday. Ten members of staff and ten prisoners from London's Wormwood Scrubs prison are to join 100 other audience members, while panelists are to include Secretary of State for Justice Kenneth Clarke and former Home Secretary Jack Straw.
Kikaya Bin Karubi, the Congolese ambassador to the UK, says Les Resistants Combattants have said Saturday's arson attack on his London home, which destroyed several vehicles and damaged his house, was an act of retaliation for last week's death of leading human rights activist Floribert Chebeya.