Men work to reinforce the wall of the River Thames as the water rises to within 18 inches of the top of it.
Full titles: "London's Flood Peril - Abnormal high tide causes Thames to rise within 18 inches of top of river wall!"
L/S of a tug moving along the River Thames. M/S of men working to reinforce the river wall with wooden planks and sand shovelled from wheelbarrows. M/S of a tug pulling two barges along - the water level does look very high; a young boy watches from the bank. M/S of the reinforcements against the river wall, cordoned off from the pavement with a stretch of wire.