TORRENTIAL rain has sparked flood alerts and weather warnings as Brits brace for two days of downpours and disruption.
Die Met Office has issued three yellow weather warnings, two of which last for the whole weekend, terwyl 52 flood alerts are in place.
All three warnings are for rain and warn of travel delays, while saying flooding of homes and businesses is possible.
People in those areas should be aware that the Met say that flooding of buildings is “likely”.
The region is set to see a shorter but more intense burst of rainfall, with the warning lasting from midday today to midnight tonight.
This also in place from 2pm to 3am tomorrow.
Egter, it’s not only the areas within the warnings at risk of flooding.
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The Environment Agency has issued four flood warnings, meaning flooding is expected.
The Met Office forecast for tonight predicts heavy and persistent rain moving eastwards with coastal gales in the North and West.
For most areas outside of the warnings, wel, conditions are likely to remain fairly dry and mild.
The long range forecast suggests that drier conditions will persist through the week and temperatures will fall slightly but remain stable.