UK weather forecast: More than 120 flood alerts with rivers set to burst banks – Mirror Online,

UK weather forecast: More than 120 flood alerts with rivers set to burst banks – Mirror Online,

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Some 226 flood warnings and alerts are in force today, despite theweatherturning dry and sunny.

The Environment Agency has predicted torrential flooding across England, issuing 91 flood warnings and 123 less serious flood alerts.

National Resources Wales has also put out three flood warnings – meaning flooding is likely – and nine alerts – meaning it is possible.

An Environment Agency flood risk forecast states: “Local flooding is expected from rivers across pa rts of the west Midlands today.

“Local on-going flooding from the River Severn in the west Midlands is possible through to Tuesday.

Flood warnings and alerts are in force across England

Downpours will ease up this week although flooding is still expected

“Land, roads and some individual properties will flood and there will be local travel disruption.”

The forecast also warned of rivers brimming their banks in parts of Nottinghamshire today.

BBC forecaster Phil Avery said: “Through the next days, a lot of dry weather, a lot of sunshine as well. But it won’t do anything for the temperatures and it will be cold both by day and by night.

“Some showers across the north of Scotland, maybe one or two down the eastern shores of England. “

He added that there would be the first widespread frost of the season this morning.

Sub-zero temperatures are expected early this morning in Scotland, with -1C predicted in several places.

Flooding is also expected in Wales

The mercury will struggle to climb above 10 C today, peaking at 11 C.

Similar sunny conditions are expected tomorrow as temperatures remain fairly low as forecasters predict 12 C highs.

The heavy showers had cleared on Sunday after torrential rainfall on Friday and Saturday.

The (Met Office) said the worst of the rain is over, with minor showers in parts of Scotland and the north-west of England on Sunday.

“It was just Friday and Saturday that we saw the really heavy and prolonged rainfall,” meteorologist Sophie Yeomans told the PA news agency.

Despite the flood risks, sunny weather is likely today

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The heavy rain led to several football matches being cancelled, train delays and flooded roads.

Downpours caused flooding in Northwich in Cheshire and the evacuation of the local marina in the early hours of Sunday.

Northwich local Julian Williams said the worst was over now with the floodwaters subsiding.

“It’s a beautiful day today,” he said.

“The rain was continuous for over 24 hours. We did have something similar happen about two years ago but it wasn’t as bad as this weekend. “

The Environment Agency is working to confirm the river level in Northwich which is believed to have peaked at Hayhurst Bridge on Sunday morning when it reached 2. 826 meters.

Its previous highest record was on November 7, 2000 when it peaked at 2. 45 Meters.

“River levels will remain high over the next few days,” flood duty manager Neil Davies said.

“Our incident rooms will remain open in affected areas and we have deployed temporary flood barriers in Shropshire, Worcestershire, Herefordshire and Cheshire to help keep people and properties safe.”

(Met Office five-day weather forecast)


Most areas bright with long periods of sunshine, albeit hazy across southern England. Most parts dry, but some showers over northern Scotland and the far east of England. Cloudier and windy over Cornwall where rain at times for some.


Another cold night with a touch of frost for many. Most areas dry, but a few showers over northern and eastern Scotland and eastern England. Windy in the far southwest.


Most areas fine and bright. Mostly dry, but expect scattered showers over northern and eastern Scotland and eastern England and patchy rain over Cornwall. Windy over Wales and southwest England.

Outlook for Wednesday to Friday

Areas of extensive cloud, rain and drizzle push northeast, replacing the cold and clear conditions seen on previous days. Temperatures will gradually recover to near average.

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