The UK is reeling from spells of severe weather, with many parts of the country experiencing snow and heavy rain in recent days. The Met Office has issued several new weather warnings this week, with some areas being warned of potential flooding. As of Wednesday afternoon, more than 50 flood alerts and warnings have also been issued by the Environment Agency for England.
As of Wednesday afternoon, the Environment Agency has issued 12 flood warnings, meaning flooding is expected and immediate action is required.
The warnings have been issued for the following areas:B1040 Thorney to Whittlesey Road to the South of the River Nene Mill Beck at Welham Road, Norton River Derwent at Buttercrambe Mill River Derwent at Norton River Derwent at Old Malton River Severn at Abbots Court, Deerhurst River Severn at Apperley and The Leigh River Severn at Chaceley and Haw Bridge River Severn at Court Meadow, Kempsey and Callow End River Severn at Hanley Castle, Rectory Road in Upton upon Severn and Saxons Lode River Severn at Sandhurst and Maisemore River Severn at Severn Ham, Tewkesbury
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Additionally, more than 40 flood alerts have been issued for areas in England, which means people in these areas should prepare for possible flooding.
The Met Office has also issued weather warnings for snow and rain for parts of the UK from Wednesday to Friday this week.
The Met Office warns of “some flooding” and “travel disruption” for Northern Ireland, with the region placed under a yellow rain warning from 6pm on Wednesday until 9am