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US News'Risk to life' as Britain set for another day of downpours

10:06  13 june  2019
10:06  13 june  2019 Source:   news.sky.com

Heavy downpours drench the UK but worst is still to come as wet weather hits

Heavy downpours drench the UK but worst is still to come as wet weather hits Downpours have hit parts of the UK but the heaviest rain is still to come, forecasters have warned. The rain swept in overnight, with the heaviest in the South East where 0.6in (15mm) fell in 12 hours in Sellindge in Kent, the Met Office said. But forecaster Steven Keates warned that heavier and more persistent rain is likely to hit southern and eastern England on Monday afternoon. The Met Office has issued four yellow severe weather warnings for rain up until Thursday, saying that affected areas could see local flooding and disruption to transport. © Provided by Oath Inc.

A 'danger to life ' warning has been issued in Scotland ahead of Thursday's predicted heavy rain, as torrential rain continues for a third day . The Met Office alert was for an area including East Lothian and parts of Edinburgh, as heavy rain may cause fast flowing or deep floodwater which forecasters say

Met Office issues weather warnings over next two days across UK, with up to 4in (100mm) of rain The heaviest downpours expected over the next two days are in parts of south-eastern Scotland near Roadside rescue service Green Flag said it was set for a surge in demand with 22 calls for

The Met Office's forecast for Thursday (Daily Mirror)

A "potential risk to life and property" warning has been issued in Scotland, with torrential rain expected for yet another day.

The Met Office alert was for an area including East Lothian and parts of Edinburgh, as heavy rain may cause fast flowing or deep floodwater which forecasters say could kill.

It also indicates homes and businesses are likely to be flooded and there is a risk of power cuts and that some communities could be cut off.

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The Met Office has warned of a 'danger to life ' due to flooding in the UK tomorrow. Torrential rain left roads and a pub garden completely submerged as Britain was battered with wet weather and Emergency services have received a barrage of calls over the past few days amid fears up to 4in of

Met Office warns of 'danger to life ' as Britain faces more than a month's worth of 'intense' rain in just four hours TODAY with torrential downpours and gales The amber warning said thundery showers are expected to develop over parts of South East England this afternoon and into the evening, with up

'Risk to life' as Britain set for another day of downpours © PA Waves crash against the pier wall at Seaham Lighthouse near Durham on Wednesday The south east of Scotland could see up to 10cm of rain.

Weather warnings are in place for parts of Scotland, north Wales and the north west and north east of England.

The Environment Agency has issued 49 flood alerts for England, advising flooding was possible, and 10 flood warnings, which mean flooding is expected and immediate action is needed.

'Risk to life' as Britain set for another day of downpours © PA People are being advised not to travel unless it is essential

This week has seen showers and thunderstorms in southern and eastern parts of England, with a persistent band of rain edging north and west as the week has continued.

The Met Office tweeted: "Amber and yellow warnings are in force for Thursday morning, so conditions on the roads will be treacherous for some with surface water flooding and intense rainfall."

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Weather warnings are in place across large parts of the UK as torrential rain continues for a third day . The Environment Agency has issued 44 flood alerts for England, advising flooding was possible, and five flood warnings, which mean flooding is expected and immediate action is needed.

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'Risk to life' as Britain set for another day of downpours

Transport for Wales tweeted: "Continued heavy rain during today means that travel to and from your desired destination cannot be guaranteed."

On Wednesday, heavy rain and flooding affected rail services in the North West and Wales.

Additionally, the lines between Shrewsbury and Chester and Crewe and Chester were closed, while a burst water main flooded the railway between Petts Wood and Orpington in London.

'Risk to life' as Britain set for another day of downpours © PA Flooding in Sandycroft, Deeside In Aberdeen, Scotland, an outdoor Rod Stewart concert was cancelled "due to adverse weather conditions".

Flooding was also reported in counties including as Nottinghamshire and Warwickshire.

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Dramatic satellite images show the killer 50C Spanish plume blasting its way towards Britain as temperatures Met Office 10- day -trend video explains how long the hot weather is going to last as UK sweats in heatwave. More weather news. Mayday. Four days of downpours this week as

Downpours are expected later today in large parts of North Wales and the Midlands and then stretching along the eastern coast north of The Wash to But there will be no escaping the rain as another band will move in with most areas getting between 20-40mm although hilly areas can expect

Met Office meteorologist Luke Miall warned that the wet weather would continue to blight parts of the country on Thursday.

He said: "As this system pushes up from the South East through the course of the night, it will re-intensify and continue through much of Thursday."

'Risk to life' as Britain set for another day of downpours © PA A pub's garden floods in Rossett, North Wales Mr Miall said parts of south-east Scotland could see up to 100mm of rain, with an amber alert in place warning of heavy downpours.

The wettest June for the UK was in 2012 when an average of 149mm of rain fell but Mr Miall said this month's rainfall was "still a long way off" breaking that record.

No Met Office weather warnings are in place at for Friday and the weekend.

Met Eireann issue Status Yellow rainfall warning for Dublin.
Up to 40mm of rainfall is predicted for some areas

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