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US News'Summer, why have you forsaken us?': Drenched Brits are driven to despair as a fourth day of 'treacherous' flash floods leaves motorists stranded in their cars and train tracks submerged

13:00  13 june  2019
13:00  13 june  2019 Source:   dailymail.co.uk

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Fed-up Britons lamented the 'treacherous' conditions today amid further intense downpours and flooding, with another four inches of rain expected to fall as the miserable June weather continues.

'Summer, why have you forsaken us?': Drenched Brits are driven to despair as a fourth day of 'treacherous' flash floods leaves motorists stranded in their cars and train tracks submerged © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited A Ford Mondeo driver battles through flood water on a road in Majors Green on the outskirts of Birmingham this morning More than 90 flood warnings and alerts have been imposed across England, with people in the Midlands rescued from their cars after getting stuck driving through deep water - and properties and roads inundated.

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'Summer, why have you forsaken us?': Drenched Brits are driven to despair as a fourth day of 'treacherous' flash floods leaves motorists stranded in their cars and train tracks submerged © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited A man walks through floodwater in barefeet in Majors Green today 'Summer, why have you forsaken us?': Drenched Brits are driven to despair as a fourth day of 'treacherous' flash floods leaves motorists stranded in their cars and train tracks submerged © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited Two cyclists ride through the water in Majors Green, Birmingham Drenched social media users took to Twitter to complain about the four days of miserable weather since Monday, which has been a stark contrast to this time last year when the UK was enjoying its hottest summer on record.

'Summer, why have you forsaken us?': Drenched Brits are driven to despair as a fourth day of 'treacherous' flash floods leaves motorists stranded in their cars and train tracks submerged © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited A stranded Mercedes C220 car sits in flood water in St Helens, Merseyside, this morning after torrential rain hit the region One Twitter user said they were 'over the rain', while another added: 'Come back summer, we miss you!'. A third asked if the country has 'actually had summer', while a fourth joked: 'I love summer, the rain is warmer.'

'Come back summer, we miss you!' More despair for drenched Brits as another 4ins of rain is set to fall this afternoon as a fourth day of 'treacherous' flash floods leave cars submerged and uproots trees

'Come back summer, we miss you!' More despair for drenched Brits as another 4ins of rain is set to fall this afternoon as a fourth day of 'treacherous' flash floods leave cars submerged and uproots trees More than 90 flood warnings and alerts have been imposed across England, with people in the Midlands rescued from their cars after getting stuck driving through deep water.

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MOTORIST Graham Price has told of the 'idiotic' moment he had to be rescued from a flash flood "Two people left their vehicles before we arrived and one person was brought to safety by There are two cars completely submerged . The bus couldn't reverse quickly enough to avoid being engulfed!"

'Summer, why have you forsaken us?': Drenched Brits are driven to despair as a fourth day of 'treacherous' flash floods leaves motorists stranded in their cars and train tracks submerged © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited Continuous rain in Birmingham over the past few days has closed the A38 Kingsbury Road due to flooding this morning And literary agent Caroline Hardman, from London, summed up the nation's thoughts by tweeting: 'I've been trying to ignore it, but I'm too English not to tweet about the weather. Summer, why have you forsaken us?!'

'Summer, why have you forsaken us?': Drenched Brits are driven to despair as a fourth day of 'treacherous' flash floods leaves motorists stranded in their cars and train tracks submerged © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited A man takes cover under an umbrella today 'Summer, why have you forsaken us?': Drenched Brits are driven to despair as a fourth day of 'treacherous' flash floods leaves motorists stranded in their cars and train tracks submerged © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited Morning commuters take shelter under umbrellas this morning in Ascot, Berkshire, as the rain shows no signs of stopping Met Office warnings are in place for parts of Scotland, North Wales and northern England today, but most of the UK will experience rain after a week that has already brought double the normal amount for June in a few days.

'Summer, why have you forsaken us?': Drenched Brits are driven to despair as a fourth day of 'treacherous' flash floods leaves motorists stranded in their cars and train tracks submerged © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited Kingfisher Caravan Park in Lincolnshire was evacuated yesterday due to the continuous wet weather which has hit the UK Rail commuters faced further misery today as flooding between Whitlocks End and Stratford-upon-Avon blocked the line in the West Midlands, and services between Boston and Skegness were suspended for the same reason.
'Summer, why have you forsaken us?': Drenched Brits are driven to despair as a fourth day of 'treacherous' flash floods leaves motorists stranded in their cars and train tracks submerged © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited A Jaguar car is left abandoned today after it was swamped in flood water on Peterbrook Road in Majors Green, Birmingham

Heavy rain and flooding also caused disruption to trains in the North West today, including Merseyrail services between Chester and Liverpool Central, and Virgin Trains between London Euston and North Wales.

Rain-soaked Britain faces a fifth day of wet weather with RAF called in as a river bursts its banks and floods streets - but summer will return next week!

Rain-soaked Britain faces a fifth day of wet weather with RAF called in as a river bursts its banks and floods streets - but summer will return next week! A Chinook helicopter was deployed to drop sandbags in an effort to stop the flow of water after the River Steeping in Wainfleet All Saints, Lincs, experienced a breach - with 70 properties hit by flooding.

Flash floods are the most dangerous kind of floods , because they combine the destructive power of a flood with incredible speed and unpredictability. In the West, most canyons, small streams and dry arroyos are not easily recognizable as a source of danger.

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'Summer, why have you forsaken us?': Drenched Brits are driven to despair as a fourth day of 'treacherous' flash floods leaves motorists stranded in their cars and train tracks submerged © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited Flooding between Whitlocks End and Stratford Upon Avon blocked this train line in the West Midlands this morning Rail services were also disrupted in the East Midlands after a train hit part of a tree on the track near Uttoxeter following heavy rain. East Midlands Trains tweeted: 'Luckily no major damage was done or anybody injured.'

'Summer, why have you forsaken us?': Drenched Brits are driven to despair as a fourth day of 'treacherous' flash floods leaves motorists stranded in their cars and train tracks submerged © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue said nearly half of its call-outs overnight were related to the weather, with 31 of 71 calls to the service coming from people concerned about floodwater.

'Summer, why have you forsaken us?': Drenched Brits are driven to despair as a fourth day of 'treacherous' flash floods leaves motorists stranded in their cars and train tracks submerged © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited This morning's weather 'Summer, why have you forsaken us?': Drenched Brits are driven to despair as a fourth day of 'treacherous' flash floods leaves motorists stranded in their cars and train tracks submerged © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited This afternoon's weather Torrential rain saw flooding hit parts of the Midlands late last night. A number of people needed rescuing from cars caught in floodwater in Nottingham and Warwickshire as the inclement weather moved across the country.

'Summer, why have you forsaken us?': Drenched Brits are driven to despair as a fourth day of 'treacherous' flash floods leaves motorists stranded in their cars and train tracks submerged © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited Tomorrow morning's weather 'Summer, why have you forsaken us?': Drenched Brits are driven to despair as a fourth day of 'treacherous' flash floods leaves motorists stranded in their cars and train tracks submerged © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited Tomorrow afternoon's weather

The Met Office said 'conditions on the roads will be treacherous for some with surface water flooding and intense rainfall' this morning, while there was a 'small chance' some communities could become cut off.

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'Summer, why have you forsaken us?': Drenched Brits are driven to despair as a fourth day of 'treacherous' flash floods leaves motorists stranded in their cars and train tracks submerged © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited The Met Office has issued three weather warnings for today

Chillingham in Northumberland saw nearly 1cm (0.4in) of rain in the space of an hour this morning. The village had seen 73mm (2.8in) of rainfall in 28 hours - more than the 66.4mm (2.6in) average for the whole of June.

'Summer, why have you forsaken us?': Drenched Brits are driven to despair as a fourth day of 'treacherous' flash floods leaves motorists stranded in their cars and train tracks submerged © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited Twitter reaction to weather Elsewhere, Waddington in Lincolnshire saw nearly 40mm (1.6in) fall over 14 hours, while over the same period Coleshill in Warwickshire saw 30mm (1.2in) fall and 31mm was seen at Astwood Bank in Worcestershire.

'Summer, why have you forsaken us?': Drenched Brits are driven to despair as a fourth day of 'treacherous' flash floods leaves motorists stranded in their cars and train tracks submerged © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited Twitter reaction to weather Nottingham City Transport said many roads had been affected by standing water and floods while the Environment Agency said 18 people were rescued in the city after getting stuck driving through flood water.

'Summer, why have you forsaken us?': Drenched Brits are driven to despair as a fourth day of 'treacherous' flash floods leaves motorists stranded in their cars and train tracks submerged © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited Twitter reaction to weather Operations manager Kelly Golds tweeted: '18 people have had to be rescued by emergency services after getting stuck driving through flood water. Just 30cm of fast flowing water is enough to move your car.'

'Summer, why have you forsaken us?': Drenched Brits are driven to despair as a fourth day of 'treacherous' flash floods leaves motorists stranded in their cars and train tracks submerged © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited Twitter reaction to weather Meanwhile, Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service said it was advising residents in Lambley to stay indoors due to floodwater. Newark MP Robert Jenrick also said properties were flooded in Lowdham and Southwell.

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'Summer, why have you forsaken us?': Drenched Brits are driven to despair as a fourth day of 'treacherous' flash floods leaves motorists stranded in their cars and train tracks submerged © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited Twitter reaction to weather 'Summer, why have you forsaken us?': Drenched Brits are driven to despair as a fourth day of 'treacherous' flash floods leaves motorists stranded in their cars and train tracks submerged © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited Twitter reaction to weather In Warwickshire, three people were rescued from a car stuck in a ford in a village near Sutton Coldfield last night. Elsewhere, flood barriers were put up in Northwich amid concerns over the level of the River Weaver.

'Summer, why have you forsaken us?': Drenched Brits are driven to despair as a fourth day of 'treacherous' flash floods leaves motorists stranded in their cars and train tracks submerged © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited Twitter reaction to weather Rail users were hit by cancellations and delays yesterday as torrential rain struck England, Scotland and Wales. Met Office meteorologist Luke Miall warned that the wet weather would continue to blight parts of the UK today.

'Summer, why have you forsaken us?': Drenched Brits are driven to despair as a fourth day of 'treacherous' flash floods leaves motorists stranded in their cars and train tracks submerged © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited Twitter reaction to weather 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.'

'Summer, why have you forsaken us?': Drenched Brits are driven to despair as a fourth day of 'treacherous' flash floods leaves motorists stranded in their cars and train tracks submerged © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited Twitter reaction to weather Mr Miall said parts of south-east Scotland could see up to 100mm (4in) of rain, with an amber alert in place warning of heavy downpours.

'Summer, why have you forsaken us?': Drenched Brits are driven to despair as a fourth day of 'treacherous' flash floods leaves motorists stranded in their cars and train tracks submerged © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited Flooding in Arnold, Nottinghamshire, overnight saw roads turn into rivers and conditions became dangerous for drivers According to the Met Office, the wettest ever June for the UK as a whole was in 2012 when an average of 149mm (5.9in) of rain fell. Mr Miall said this month's rainfall so far was 'still a long way off' breaking that record.

'Summer, why have you forsaken us?': Drenched Brits are driven to despair as a fourth day of 'treacherous' flash floods leaves motorists stranded in their cars and train tracks submerged © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited Winter coats are the order of the day in Ascot this morning as commuters walk in the rain that continues to fall in Berkshire He explained that following a dry summer and winter river levels across the country were low, meaning much of the current flooding was surface water flooding that could potentially retreat quickly.

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'Summer, why have you forsaken us?': Drenched Brits are driven to despair as a fourth day of 'treacherous' flash floods leaves motorists stranded in their cars and train tracks submerged © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited Nottingham City Transport said many roads had been affected by flooding. The town of Arnold is pictured overnight But by the end of today, flooding would increasingly be the consequence of cumulative rainfall, he added.

'Summer, why have you forsaken us?': Drenched Brits are driven to despair as a fourth day of 'treacherous' flash floods leaves motorists stranded in their cars and train tracks submerged © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited Twitter reaction to weather There are currently no Met Office warnings in place past today, with conditions forecast to be calmer.

'Summer, why have you forsaken us?': Drenched Brits are driven to despair as a fourth day of 'treacherous' flash floods leaves motorists stranded in their cars and train tracks submerged © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited More than 90 flood warnings and alerts are in place today The weather is expected to be drier, warmer and sunnier, but with the risk of heavy and thundery showers in some places.

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