Parts of the UK could see up to three inches of rain in just 24 hours today causing treacherous conditions, particularly in areas already saturated and flooded from rainfall over the weekend. The Environment Agency has issued 58 flood warnings where immediate action is required and a further 149 flood alerts where flooding is possible. Express.co.uk has a compiled a full list of all the flood locations across the UK.
Heavy rain over the weekend led to residents being forced out of their homes, road closures down to mudslides and widespread cancellations to travel services.
Intense downpours between Saturday evening and all day on Sunday left several areas across Britain struggling to manage.
Unfortunately, there will be no respite for many parts of the country today and tomorrow as a Met Office warning for heavy rain remains in place.
The yellow weather warnings for heavy rain advises that disruption and localised flooding is possible on Monday into Tuesday across Wales, northern England and the Midlands.
The Met Office advises that a few homes and businesses could be flooded, while bus and train journey times will take longer and spray and road flooding will also disrupt travel times.
The Environment Agency has issued 58 flood warnings and 149 flood alerts across the UK.
Met Office meteorologist Alex Burkill said: “Down in the southwest, there is heavy persistent rain and some strong winds which are going to sweep in as we head towards the afternoon.”
The Met Office warning was updated on Saturday to include a wider area of the UK.
Mr Burkill added: “The rain is then going to sweep its way across the bulk of England and Wales as we go through the end of the day.
“It is likely to be heavy and persistent and we could see up to 70mm (2.75 inches) falling over the high ground of Wales and northwest England so we do have a warning in force.
“That rain is falling on the already saturated ground so we are likely to see some localised flooding and perhaps some travel disruption too.
“As we look towards Tuesday, we are going to see going to see that low disappearing towards the east and see some heavy thundery showers following in behind and then by the middle of the week a cold arctic air does mean that it is likely to be a rather chilly day despite it also likely being the sunniest day of this coming week.
“Our attention then turns to Hurricane Lorenzo, this is tracking northeastwards across the Atlantic, it could head towards the UK.
“It won’t be a hurricane by the time it does so, but there is the potential that it will bring something more unsettled by the end of the week.”
Flood warnings are currently in effect for:
- Bawdsey Quay and Felixstowe Ferry
- Bosham and West Itchenor
- Coast at Dover and Folkestone
- Cumbrian coastline at North Morecambe Bay, along the coast from Roosebeck to Carnforth
- Cumbrian coastline from Gretna to Silloth including Port Carlisle, Skinburness and Rockcliffe
- East Sussex coast at Denge Marsh
- Mersey Estuary at Arpley Bridge, Warrington
- North Bank of the Humber estuary at Hessle Haven
- North Cornwall Coast At Copperhouse Pool Hayle
- North Cornwall Coast At Wadebridge and Chapel Amble
- North Cornwall Coast from Chapel Porth to The Rumps excluding the tidal River Camel
- North Cornwall Coast from Lands End to Chapel Porth
- North Cornwall Coast from The Rumps to Hartland Point excluding Bude
- North Devon Coastal Communities, including Westward Ho! and Combe Martin
- North Devon Coast at Ilfracombe
- North Devon Coast at Lynmouth
- North Sea at Staithes
- North Sea at Whitby Harbour
- North Sea coast at Bridlington – Harbour Road and Floral Pavilion
- North Sea coast at Bridlington – South Pier
- North Sea coast at Easington and Kilnsea
- North Sea coast at Hornsea
- Poole Harbour at West Quay and Lower Hamworthy Quay
- Precautionary Evacuation Notice area at Heacham seafront
- Precautionary Evacuation Notice area at Hunstanton
- Precautionary Evacuation Notice area at Snettisham seafront
- River Blythe at Blyth End
- River Dove at Dovefields Crossing and Saltbrook Cottage
- River Ouse at Naburn Lock
- River Ouse at York – riverside properties
- River Ouse at York – St George`s Field and Queen`s Staith
- River Severn at Sandhurst and Maisemore
- River Swale at Kirby Wiske
- River Trent at Alkborough Flats
- River Vyrnwy at Maesbrook
- River Vyrnwy at Melverley
- Somerset coast at Blue Anchor, seafront properties
- Somerset coast at Dunster Beaches, Lower Marsh area
- Somerset coast at Dunster Beaches, seafront and chalet area
- Somerset coast at Minehead, seafront properties
- Somerset coast at Porlock Weir
- Somerset coast at Portishead and Portbury Dock, seafront properties and Portbury Dock areas
- Somerset coast at Weston-super-Mare, seafront properties
- South Cornwall coast at Mounts Bay, seafront properties
- South Cornwall Coast from Gribbin Head to Rame Head
- South Cornwall Coast from Lands End to Lizard Point excluding Mounts Bay
- South Cornwall Coast from Lizard Point to Gribbin Head excluding Truro City
- South Cornwall Coast from Rame Head to Wembury Bay including tidal estuaries
- Tidal locations in the Taw Torridge Estuary
- Tidal River Avon at Pill and Shirehampton, Watch House Road and Station Road areas
- Tidal River Camel excluding Wadebridge and Chapel Amble
- Tidal River Taw from Bishops Tawton to Barnstaple
- Tidal River Torridge from Weare Giffard to Bideford
- Waterside properties between Town Bridge and Haven Bridge in Boston
- Whinney Brook and Dovers Brook at Maghull, around Hall Lane, Damfield Lane and Foxhouse Lane
- Whinney Brook and Dovers Brook at Maghull, between Sefton Lane and the Waste Transfer Station
- Wye Estuary at Brockweir
- Wye Estuary at Elmdale, Chepstow