Torrential rain from the storm resulted in rivers swelling to “Exceptional” levels in parts of Britain, with more forecast to fall later this week, the Environment Agency (EA) warned. Among the worst affected areas were South Wales, Herefordshire, Worcestershire and Shropshire where major incidents were declared. Around 1, (staff were on duty, with 5km of flood barriers deployed and 200 pumps in action, the EA said.
And now the Met Office has issued two yellow weather warnings for snow and ice over parts of Scotland from 6pm on Monday until am tomorrow.
Snow charts from WXCharts have forecast two inches to fall in south west Scotland tonight.
and temperatures will also plummet to 0C across most of Scotland too.
The cold weather and Stormy conditions could be caused by low pressure coming in from the Atlantic, which will then break down by the time it reaches the UK, otherwise known as a polar vortex.
UK snow forecast: Two inches of snow will fall in south west Scotland (Image: WX CHARTS / NET WEATHER)
The forecaster has also warned of persistent rain in Wales. for Wednesday and Thursday.
The Met Office said the flood risk continues, with further heavy rain forecast in the north of England for Wednesday and Thursday, possibly falling on already flooded areas.
One woman, swept away by floodwater near Tenbury in Worcestershire on Sunday, was feared dead by police as a search resumed on Monday.
West Mercia Police said residents in Upton upon Severn and Uckinghall, in Worcestershire, are being advised to evacuate, with water levels expected to rise on Monday evening.
Emergency evacuations were also under way in Hereford, where the River Wye reached its highest level on record.
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UK snow warning: The Met Office has issued two yellow weather warnings for snow (Image: NET WEATHER)
The aftermath of the storm caused transport disruption on Monday, as train lines and roads were blocked by flooding and fallen trees.
the AA said nationally it had attended more than vehicles stuck in water or mud over the weekend, more than double that under Storm Ciara a week ago.
Hereford residents were advised that flooding could trigger periodic power cuts and some roads were closed.
Speaking in Worcester, the EA’s David Throup, West Midlands environment manager, told Sky News: “I think it’s peaking now in Hereford, the levels that you’ve got there are truly exceptional levels, they are the highest levels we’ve ever recorded on the River Wye and those records go back years. ”
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