Friday, July 6, 2012

Flood warnings across Britain as a month's rain will fall in 24 hours

Parts of the UK were under a severe weather warning today as forecasters predicted up to a month's worth of rain could fall over 24 hours.

Communities in the north and east of England, the Midlands and much of Wales were warned by the Environment Agency to brace themselves for flooding as two bands of very heavy rain were set to cross the UK today and into tomorrow. Yorkshire, the North East, the Midlands and East Anglia will be worst-hit.

There are 87 flood warnings in total issued by the Environment Agency; 41 in Anglia, 28 in the North East, 11 in the North West, four in the Midlands, two in the South West and one in Wales.

Read more: Daily Mail


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