- The Environment Agency has issued 174 flood alerts and 103 flood warnings.
- A severe cold weather warning has also been issued for England beginning.
- The cold may heighten health risks for vulnerable individuals and disrupt some services.
People in the UK are being urged to get ready for the impending rain, flooding, and freezing weather.
The Environment Agency has issued 174 flood alerts and 103 flood warnings, mostly in west and south-west England.
Numerous homes are now without power and hundreds have already suffered damage from the harsh weather.
As temperatures drop, a severe cold weather warning has also been issued for England beginning Sunday evening.
Until Thursday morning, it will continue to be in effect for the majority of the UK, with the warning that the cold may heighten health risks for vulnerable individuals and disrupt some services.
In portions of northern England, Northern Ireland, and the majority of Scotland, yellow Met Office warnings for rain, wind, and ice are in effect.
According to Media weather report, the weather will become “significantly cooler” in the next days even though the heavy rain will stop on Saturday.
One of the regions already affected by flooding is Devon, where many roads were submerged after the River Exe overflowed its banks close to Tiverton. A few properties were left without power.
The water swelled inside and outside of Darren Ninnis’ pub, the Anchor Inn in Exebridge, Devon, on Thursday, and he became trapped.
Heavy rain causes floods and travel disarray across UK
Heavy rain and strong winds in the UK have caused floods and...