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UK News Britain is set to be soaked with another two weeks of rain as downpours mean 35 flood alerts are in place across the country

20:05  13 october  2019
20:05  13 october  2019 Source:   dailymail.co.uk

Remnants of Hurricane Lorenzo heading to western UK

  Remnants of Hurricane Lorenzo heading to western UK A yellow weather warning is in place for south-west England and parts of south Wales from 4am on Friday.A yellow weather warning is in place for south-west England and parts of south Wales from 4am Friday, with gusts of up to 50mph expected.

Britain is set to be soaked with another two weeks of rain as downpours mean 35 flood alerts are in place across the country . Britain will be soaked with another two weeks of rain after weekend downpours saw cars ploughing through flooded roads and river banks at bursting point.

Parts of Britain face up to a fortnight's worth of rain today ahead of what could be a washout weekend. Areas of Wales, North West England and Western Monday will be unsettled as outbreaks of rain spread north-eastwards. The Environment Agency has nine flood alerts in place for England today

Cars driving in the rain © Reuters Cars driving in the rain

Britain will be soaked with another two weeks of rain after weekend downpours saw cars ploughing through flooded roads and river banks at bursting point.

The Met Office has issued a severe yellow rain warning that will last from midday to midnight tomorrow and stretch from Salcombe in Devon right up to Leeds.

There are also 33 flood alerts and two more serious warnings that rivers could burst their banks and cause chaos from the Upper Ouse in Yorkshire down to Exmoor.

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This weekend large swathes of the UK have been battered by showers with roads in Essex pictured completely waterlogged.

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BRITAIN is set for more heavy downpours and blustery winds, especially in the north west, as the Environment Agency issue multiple flood alerts across the country . The Environment Agency has issued six flood alerts across the UK, four across northern and central England and two in Scotland.

BRITAIN will continue to get battered by “intense” thunderstorms and three inches of rain later this And the havoc is set to continue with more storms forecast and an inch of rain is set to fall across People stranded in London after floods and lighting strikes across the country caused travel chaos.

Unfortunately the rainy and unsettled weather appears set to continue throughout this month, with conditions only starting to improve in the final week of October.

Tomorrow's weather warning will see over two inches of rain fall in some places and could mean major travel disruption on the roads and rail network, as well as homes being flooded and possible power cuts.

Cities including Manchester, Birmingham, Nottingham, Oxford, London and Portsmouth are also within the affected area.

Weather warnings issued as more rain drenches UK

  Weather warnings issued as more rain drenches UK Forecasters said the weather is likely to be changeable all week.The Met Office has issued two yellow warnings of rain for Sunday that it predicts could bring transport disruption and flooding.

A flood is an overflow of water that submerges land that is usually dry. In the sense of "flowing water", the word may also be applied to the inflow of the tide.

Britain is set for thunderstorms and 'intense downpours ' with nearly two inches of rain expected today as the wet weather continues. Weather warnings have been issued pointing out there is a chance that homes and businesses could be flooded . The Met Office alert is in place until 10pm on Sunday

The Met Office said the wet weather will move northwards across much of England on Monday, with the heaviest rain forecast for the afternoon and evening.

While up to an inch (25mm) is likely to fall 'quite widely', some areas could see up to 2.3 inches (60mm), the Met Office said.

'This brings a risk of flooding and disruption, but the situation is uncertain, such that the likelihood of this across any given county is small,' the Met Office said.

The wet weather will follow an 'unsettled' Sunday across England, Wales and Northern Ireland, Met Office meteorologist Mark Wilson said.

Heavy rain is forecast for the Midlands, northern England and Northern Ireland, with some areas seeing up to 20mm fall throughout Sunday.

a close up of a map: A Met Office graphic shows heavy showers for large parts of the country today © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited A Met Office graphic shows heavy showers for large parts of the country today a close up of a map: The Met Office has issued a severe yellow rain warning that will last from midday to midnight tomorrow and stretch from Salcombe in Devon right up to Leeds © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited The Met Office has issued a severe yellow rain warning that will last from midday to midnight tomorrow and stretch from Salcombe in Devon right up to Leeds

Meanwhile, gusts of around 20mph to 30mph are forecast for East Anglia and the North East coast.

Flood warnings issued as Scotland gears up for another day of heavy rain

  Flood warnings issued as Scotland gears up for another day of heavy rain As a third day of heavy rain is set to hit Scotland tomorrow with parts of the UK being battered by the last remnants of Storm Lorenzo, forecasters are urging people to remain vigilant. © Provided by Johnston Publishing Ltd The Met Office warned of possible transport disruption and advised commuters to be extra careful of surface water during this morning’s rush hour.Road, train and bus services could also be disrupted. Last night forecaster said that a number of homes and businesses could be in danger of being flooded. Fast-flowing or deep water possible, causing “a danger to life”.

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Torrential downpours could drop up to a month's rain in some places over a 60-hour Britain is set to have last day of sunshine before torrential downpours drop a month's worth of rain Monday. UK temperatures will be hotter than Egypt and Thailand – but sweltering humidity means thunderstorms

Mr Wilson said: 'It is looking pretty unsettled. Heavy rain across England, Wales and Northern Ireland will push northwards throughout the day.

'We have not got any weather warnings out [for Sunday], but the rain could cause [road] surface spray, so that could lead to some difficult driving conditions.'

Mr Wilson said the wet weather will push north throughout the day into southern Scotland.

It will be followed by drier weather moving up from the South and South West from the mid-afternoon, Mr Wilson said.

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South-east England is forecast to see the warmest temperatures at 18C, while the north of England will see the coolest temperatures - between 11C and 12C.

Mr Wilson said the rain will 'ease' overnight on Sunday and will be followed by fog patches across England, Wales and Northern Ireland.

Despite more wet weather on Monday, Mr Wilson said there is an 'improving picture' for Tuesday, with temperatures reaching up to 16C.

He said while there will be some rain in Northern Ireland on Tuesday, it will be 'drier' for the rest of the UK.

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