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Met Office issues flood warning as heavy rain batters UK for 2 more days

THE Met Office has issued a flood warning as torrential rain continues to batter Britain – and will for two more days.

Today is the fourth day in a row meteorologists have put a yellow warning in place as heavy downpours are set to bring deluge and disruption.

A flooding warning has been put in place for the fourth day in a row

A flooding warning has been put in place for the fourth day in a rowCredit: LNP
The warning is in place from this afternoon, to tomorrow morning

The warning is in place from this afternoon, to tomorrow morningCredit: MET Office

It is expected to cause traffic chaos, with the risk of flooding homes and businesses.

Winds are looking to come in strong gusts, too.

Met Office have issued weather warnings for parts of the southern coast of England, from Portsmouth to Canterbury and bordering on London.

Brighton is also covered by the warning, which is in place from 5pm today until 6am tomorrow.

The Met Office urged people to take care as the heavy rain and showers are expected to cause chaos across the board.

They warned travel times could increase as there will be spray and flooding on the roads.

Bus and train services are also expected to be impacted.

Met Office said today will be filled with heavy showers, which will drag into the night, too.

They said 15 to 25mm of rain is expected to fall over the 12-hour period, but 30 to 40 mm could fall in some parts.

The Met Office added: “With the ground already saturated, this may lead to some flooding.

“Strong winds are also likely, with gusts 40 to 50 mph possible along coasts.”

It comes after Brits were battered with rain and floods in recent days.

Torrential rain hits parts of England, Scotland and Wales yesterday, seeing commuters face massive delays as water covered the roads.

Chaos had already hit south Wales, Devon, DorsetHampshire and Wiltshire where yellow rain warnings were issued earlier this week.

Brits also faced a bumpy start to the working week with fog caused travel chaos.

Locations including London were covered in fog, with the thick clouds obscuring landmarks including Tower Bridge.