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UK storm live: widespread snow to hit uk in days – latest maps, charts and warnings –,

Met Office weather warnings remain in place following the arrival of Storm Dennis this weekend, along with a number of flood warnings and alerts across the country. Dennis arrived hot on the tails of Storm Ciara, who brought widespread travel disruption and flooding to the UK.

Key Points

  • Met Office yellow warnings for snow and ice are in place for much of the UK today (Monday).
  • Major flooding and landslide incidents declared in south Wales and parts of England this weekend.
        Almost 594 flood warnings and alerts issued by Environment Agency, including five severe ‘danger to life’ warnings.
  • With “unsettled” weather patterns forecast for the coming weeks, there are fears for the development of Storm Ellen.

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    Storm Dennis (Image: GETTY)

(Storm Dennis (Image: GETTY)

(6.) am update: Residents evacuated from towns near river Severn spend anxious night in shelters (

  • Residents evacuated from towns near the River Severn spent an anxious night as water threatened to top flood defences.

    Among the worst affected areas are South Wales, Herefordshire, Worcestershire and Shropshire where major incidents were declared.

    On Monday night , police advised people in Upton upon Severn and Uckinghall in Worcestershire to leave their homes, and an emergency shelter was opened.

    There were fears that defences buil t after the floods to withstand a – year event could be breached overnight.

    4. am update: Storm Dennis has flooded AT LEAST (properties

    The Environment Agency said more thanproperties had been flooded after the storm brought torrential rain and strong winds.

    John Curtin, the Environment Agency’s head of floods and coastal manag ement, said on Twitter Storm Dennis that number was “likely to rise” – but indicated figures were lower than those for Storm Ciara earlier this month.

    Further heavy rain is forecast later in the week.

    2. am update: Flood damage continues from Storm Dennis, as more residents forced to abandon homes and body of dead woman found

    Residents have been advised to leave their homes in parts of Worcestershire as the River Severn burst its banks.

    More than 353 flood warnings are in place across England, Wales and Scotland, including nine severe – or “danger to life” – warnings for the rivers Lugg, Sever n, Wye and Trent.

    A body has been found after a woman was swept away in Worcestershire.

    Yvonne Booth , , was swept into floodwater after her car became stuck near Tenbury Wells, West Mercia Police said.

  • 1. 17 am update: Homes evacuated after flood warnings

    Homes have been evacuated in Monmouth, Wales, after a flood alert Storm Dennis for the River Wye was declared.

    Water levels are predicted to reach 7.2 meters when the peak passes through the Monmouthshire county town between 3am and 7am on Tuesday.

    pm update: Met Office issyes further weather warnings

    The Met Office has issued more weather warnings for the next four days, as there appears to be no respite in the bad weather currently buffeting the UK.

    A biting frost, gale force winds as well as snow and ice are ALL predicted.

    Snow and ice will affect Scotland, in particular the areas of Central, Tayside and Fife, Grampian, Highlands and Eilean Siar, Southwest Scotland, Lothian Borders and Strathclyde.

    This is likely to cause serious travel disruption during Mionday night through to Tuesday morning

    Additional reporting by Liam Doyle

    . PM update: BBC weather looks at tomorrow’s weather

    The BBC forecast for tomorrow reads: “Blustery showers for the north and west, some wintry on hills.

    ” A largely dry start with sunny spells elsewhere, but further rain may push in from from the west in the afternoon. Chiller and blustery. “

    . (pm update: Latest flood warnings for England

    There are currently a total of 480 flood warnings and alerts in place across England.

    At the time of writing, there are (flood alerts, meaning flooding is possible, flood warnings, meaning flooding is exp ected and seven severe flood warnings, meaning severe flooding is occurring and there is danger to life.

    The severe flood warnings are in place for:

    Yesterday the newly appointed George Eustice warned it would not be possible to “protect every single household” from extreme weather.

    However he added the Government is investing billions into flooding infrastructure.

    Speaking to Sky News while visiting York, Mr Eustice said (flood schemes, protecting more than , homes, had been brought in during the last five years.

    He said some £ 2.5billion had been spent on flood defences.

    1. pm update : Natural Resources Wales (NRW) says scale of flooding was ‘unprecedented’

    Natural Resources Wales (NRW) said the impact of the flooding caused by Storm Dennis is “unprecedented”.

    Sian Williams, head of operations at NRW told the BBC 233 mm (6.5in) of rain fell in the 60 hours between lunchtime on Friday and Sunday.

    22. 55 pm update: Wind maps show strong winds over the Atlantic

    WXCHARTS maps , which use data from MetDesk, show strong winds to the west of the British Isles on Wednesday.

    The Met Office are warning of an “Atlantic weather system” arriving on Wednesday, prompting the issue of rain warnings in some areas of Wales.

    WXCHARTS maps also show rainfall on course for the UK on Wednesday.

    UK storm LIVE: Strong winds are forecast to develop later this week (Image: WXCHARTS)

    . (pm update: Wales to be affected by rain warnings this Wednesday

    The Met Office has issued further rain warnings for Wednesday and Thursday as weather misery continues.

    The warnings will affect parts of Wales, in regions still reeling from the downpours over the weekend.

    The Met Office warned that “rain arriving Wednesday morning may become persistent, and possibly heavy, over areas of high ground in Wales, before clearing Thursday.”

    . (am update: Met Office warn of Atlantic weather system arriving on Wednesday

    Met Office yellow rain warnings have been issued between 6pm on Wednesday until 3pm on Thursday this week.

    Areas affected include south Wales and northwest Wales, with the cities of Swansea and Cardiff affected.

    The warning reads: “An Atlantic weather system arriving on Wednesday is expected to bring a further spell of rainfall which is likely to become particularly prolonged over areas of high ground.

    “Whilst there is more uncertainty over the rainfall totals for south Wales, there is a small chance that – mm could fall here in hours.

    “There is higher confidence in the rainfall for north-west Wales, with between and mm of rain most likely.

    “Given already saturated ground, in south Wales in particular, there is a small chance of further flooding during this event.”

    UK storm LIVE: UK weather map

    UK storm LIVE: Flooding has devastated parts of the UK this weekend (Image: GETTY)

    UK storm LIVE: Weather maps show rainfall is also on forecast for the UK on Wednesday (Image: WXCHARTS)

    0 (0am update: Met Office snow and ice warnings issued

    Between 6pm on Monday until 24 am on Tuesday, Met Office snow and ice warnings have been issued for parts of Scotland.

    The warning reads: “Frequent showers will turn increasingly wintry through Monday evening, allowing snow to settle on some higher routes .

    “1-2 cm is likely above around m, with 3-5 cm possible above m.

    “Showers will be accompanied by strong westerly winds which may lead to some drifting. Ice may also form on untreated surfaces. “

    Regions affected include:

    Central, Tayside & Fife

    (Perth and Kinross) (Stirling) (Grampian) (

    Aberdeenshire Moray UK storm LIVE: UK floods Highlands & Eilean Siar

    Highland SW Scotland, Lothian Borders

    Dumfries and GallowayScottish Borders Borders (Strathclyde) Argyll and Bute (East Ayrshire) (East Renfrewshire)

      South Lanarkshire

      . ) am update: Shocking statistics for Storm Dennis revealed

      Data from GPS navigation software app Waze on Storm Dennis yesterday: