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Disaster has struck in parts of Britain as heavy rain has resulted in flooding, causing death and destruction. Over the weekend parts of the UK were battered by almost a month’s worth of rain, but the misery doesn’t stop there, as this week is likely to bring even more violent weather.

Met Office meteorologist Tom Morgan said: “We’ve got a deep Atlantic area of low pressure that’s bringing a very heavy band of rain and squalling winds across the whole of the country, but particularly in the south of England.

“We’ve seen some very strong gusts of wind on the south coast… and a few reports of damage from the winds.

“It’s not out of the question that there will have been some localised, brief funnel clouds or tornadoes.

“In the last couple of days, we have seen some reports and seen some photos of funnel clouds and water spouts, which are similar to tornadoes.”

After the wet weather felt over the Halloween weekend, the rain will subside somewhat in a few areas, but a mixture of sun and showers is expected.

As Monday goes on, the north of the UK will continue to see rain and wind, with much of the west coast of Scotland also getting drenched by heavy showers.

It will be drier in the Midlands and the south of England with the possibility of pockets of rain and cloud.

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Where are flood warnings in place?

As of Monday morning, there are 11 flood warnings currently out in England, as well as 17 in Scotland, and four in Wales.

A flood warning means those covered should act, such as moving family members, pets and belongings upstairs or out of a property to safety.

Flood services advise having a bag ready with vital items like insurance documents and medications in case you need to leave your home.


Keswick Campsite
Lower Frome from Dorchester to East Stoke
Lower Stour from Sturminster Marshall to Christchurch
Middle Stour from Hammoon to Sturminster Marshall
North Sea at Scarborough – Foreshore Road
North Sea at Scarborough – Sandside
River Leven at Newby Bridge and Backbarrow
Rivers Stour and Iwerne at Stourpaine
River Wyre at St Michaels North
Upper Stour from Gillingham to Hammoon
Windermere (Lake Levels)

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River Rhyd Hir at Riverside Terrace
River Ritec at Tenby
River Taf at Station Road, Whitland
River Taf at Trevaughan, Whitland


Kinnaird/Bridge of Dun
Finavon and Tannadice
Sluggan to Dulnain Bridge
Nairn Side (Cawdor)
Spey Viaduct to Spey Bay
Boat O’Brig to Spey Viaduct
The River Isla at Coupar Angus
Upper Tay
Pitlochry to Ballinluig
Logierait to Jubilee Bridge
Kemphill to Bridge of Isla
Innerpeffray to Bridge of Earn
Bridge of Ruthven to Leitfie
Blairgowrie to the River Isla
Ballinluig to Logierait

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