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UK News Parts of UK blanketed in snow as flood warnings continue

11:05  24 february  2020
11:05  24 february  2020 Source:   msn.com

Storm Dennis: what do flood warnings and alerts mean?

  Storm Dennis: what do flood warnings and alerts mean? Record number of alerts in place after second storm in seven days causes chaosThe current warnings include five severe warnings in England, which mean there is a danger to life.

Flood warnings remain in place across the UK after parts of north-west England experienced more than a month's worth of rain in the last 24 hours. Two areas in Cumbria, Seathwaite and Honister Pass, recorded more rain than the county's February average of 112mm. Nearly 100 flood warnings

Snow forecast for parts of UK Jump to media player There are warnings of further snowfall in parts of the UK while heavy rain could bring the threat of flooding . The Met Office has issued an amber warning for snow , meaning be prepared, across much of Scotland, northern and eastern England

a car driving down a dirt road next to a fire hydrant: Traffic drives through wintry conditions at Leeming Bar in North Yorkshire after overnight snow hit parts of the UK (Danny Lawson/PA) © Danny Lawson Traffic drives through wintry conditions at Leeming Bar in North Yorkshire after overnight snow hit parts of the UK (Danny Lawson/PA)

Northern parts of the UK were blanketed in snow on Monday morning, as further flood warnings have been issued across England and Wales.

The white stuff has been spotted across Scotland, as well as in parts of Cumbria, Northumberland, and Yorkshire.

In Leeming Bar, North Yorkshire, cars were pictured slowly making their way through the wintry conditions.

Elsewhere, on social media, people were reporting cold weather as far south as Leeds, sharing pictures of snow covering cars and gardens.

Scotland flood alerts: Further heavy rain expected in the wake of Storm Dennis

  Scotland flood alerts: Further heavy rain expected in the wake of Storm Dennis Flooding is still expected in parts of Scotland in the aftermath of Storm Dennis, with further heavy rain on its way. © Provided by The Scotsman These are the seven flood warnings currently in place, according to the Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA): Upper Tay Pitlochry to Ballinluig Logierait to Jubilee Bridge Innerpeffray to Bridge of Earn Crieff to Innerpeffray Carse of Lennoch to Lochlane Ballinluig to LogieraitSEPA said, “Remain vigilant and remember, it is your responsibility to take actions which help protect yourself and your property.

Express.co. uk . UK snow forecast: Snow to blanket Britain for next TWO WEEKS in -8C freeze - latest maps. SNOW and ice warnings are in place on Sunday The Met Office is forecasting snow on the way for hilly parts of Newcastle, as Scotland is blanketed and Britain braces for more floods , chilly

More snow is falling across parts of the UK , while forecasters warn of heavy rain which could lead to flooding at the weekend. Heavy snow is falling across parts of Scotland and England, amid warnings of flooding to come this weekend. The Met Office has issued an amber warning for snow

A yellow weather warning for snow is in place across the vast majority of Scotland, from the border, to north of Inverness, until late on Monday evening.

The Met Office has warned that rural communities could become stranded and told to expect delays and cancellations to travel plans by road, rail, and air.

Further south, yellow warnings for rain and snow are also covering Northern Ireland and the north of England.

In Cumbria, police were warning drivers to exercise caution, and described conditions on the roads as “hazardous”.

Scotland weather: Flood warnings in place as heavy rain to hit country before weekend

  Scotland weather: Flood warnings in place as heavy rain to hit country before weekend Parts of Scotland which have already been saturated by heavy rainfall and flooding are braced as forecasters warn of a further deluge. © Provided by The Scotsman Persistent rain has seen the Met Office raise yellow weather warnings across parts of southern Scotland and Strathclyde as well as northwestern England and Wales as recovery efforts continue following Storm Dennis.

UK flood warnings : Flood alerts and warnings in effect across Wales and Northern Ireland (Image: NATURAL RESOURCES WALES/NI DIRECT). “ Flooding impacts may continue along slow responding river catchments such as the Severn, Wye, Trent and parts of Yorkshire until Wednesday.

Wales is blanketed in white as flood -hit Britain braces for a cold night with temperatures due to plunge to 18F. Coldest night of Autumn so far this year While seven severe flood warnings remain across England, parts of the UK experienced a frosty start to the weekend with snow settling on higher

As well as the chill, flood waters were still causing risks across the country.

On Monday morning, one severe threat-to-life flood warning was in place for the River Severn at Shrewsbury, alongside more than 90 other flood warnings, and 182 less serious flood alerts across England and Wales.

The warnings and alerts stretched from St Ives, in south west Cornwall to Carlisle near the Scottish border.

Over the weekend, an Environment Agency spokesman said ongoing flooding is possible for parts of the West Midlands, along the Severn and Wye and also in parts of the north of England, including in the lower River Aire in Yorkshire.

a car covered in snow: A traffic officer talks to the driver of a crashed car near Leeming Bar in North Yorkshire after overnight snow hit parts of the UK (Danny Lawson/PA) © Provided by PA Media A traffic officer talks to the driver of a crashed car near Leeming Bar in North Yorkshire after overnight snow hit parts of the UK (Danny Lawson/PA)

He said: “This rain is falling on saturated catchments where river levels are already high.”

The bleak outlook follows more than a fortnight of downpours and flooding that started with Storm Ciara, continued with Storm Dennis and kept going with the weekend’s storms, which, contrary to some reports, have not been named by the Met Office.

Over the weekend, Environment Secretary George Eustice, defended the Prime Minister for not visiting flood-stricken areas, despite a third consecutive weekend of stormy weather.

Mr Eustice told Sky’s Sophy Ridge On Sunday: “In a Cabinet Government it’s not a one-man show, it’s right that on certain operational things such as this that the Prime Minister will ask one of his Cabinet members to lead, I can’t see anything wrong with that.”

Snow and plummeting temperatures to batter Scotland as Met Office issue weather warning .
Forecasters from the Met Office have issued two yellow weather warnings for snow and ice with travel disruption expected. It believed around 10cm of snow could fall in some parts of the country throughout today with the warning in place until 11.59pm tonight. The snow warning has been issued for Angus, Clackmannanshire, Perth and Kinross , Stirling, Aberdeenshire, Moray, the Higlands and Argyll and Bute. © Met Office The Met Office has issued an ice warning for tomorrow Road and railways are likely to be affected by the downpours which could lead to longer journey times for commuters.

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