Torrential rain sparks flood alerts with yellow weather warnings lasting 2 天

TORRENTIAL rain has sparked flood alerts and weather warnings as Brits brace for two days of downpours and disruption.

气象局 has issued three yellow weather warnings, two of which last for the whole weekend, 尽管 52 flood alerts are in place.

Flooding is expected as downpours engulf large parts of the country| Wookey, 萨默塞特

Flooding is expected as downpours engulf large parts of the country| Wookey, 萨默塞特信用: Apex
The Met Office has issued three yellow weather warnings for rain

The Met Office has issued three yellow weather warnings for rain信用: 气象局
Two of the warnings last into the early hours of tomorrow

Two of the warnings last into the early hours of tomorrow信用: 气象局

All three warnings are for rain and warn of travel delays, while saying flooding of homes and businesses is possible.

The first warning covers a large area of mid-苏格兰, with parts of Dundee, PerthStirling all affected.

People in those areas should be aware that the Met say that flooding of buildings islikely”.

The region is set to see a shorter but more intense burst of rainfall, with the warning lasting from midday today to midnight tonight.

The second warning covers the South 威尔士 coast, 包括 Cardiff, and is in place from 2pm today to 3am tomorrow.

同时, the third warning covers the south coast, all the way from mid-康沃尔Portsmouth.

This also in place from 2pm to 3am tomorrow.

然而, it’s not only the areas within the warnings at risk of flooding.

The Environment Agency has issued four flood warnings, meaning flooding is expected.

These cover the areas around Climping Beach in West Sussex, around the River Nene in Cambridgeshire, 在 Sandhurst, 伯克希尔 and in Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire.

The agency has also issued 52 flood alerts, which mean that flooding is possible, in areas ranging from 布里斯托尔 to Leicestershire to Morecambe Bay, 兰开夏郡.

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, 尽管, 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.

The Environment Agency have issued four flood warnings| 伦敦

The Environment Agency have issued four flood warnings| 伦敦信用: LNP
There are also 52 flood alerts in place covering areas across the country| Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire

There are also 52 flood alerts in place covering areas across the country| Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire信用: Terry Harris
The rain is set to be accompanied by gales in coastal areas| Ceredigion, 威尔士

The rain is set to be accompanied by gales in coastal areas| Ceredigion, 威尔士信用: LNP