Thousands of rail passengers have been warned to expect major delays due to flooding, while cars have become trapped in rising waters.Read the full story ›
Car owners parked at Market Harborough Train Station were caught short this afternoon after their vehicles became submerged in high water levels.
It came after the Environment Agency issued flood warnings in the wake of heavy rains across West Anglia and the East Midlands.
They are reassuring the public that no rivers have burst their banks and that the flooding should subside fairly quickly, although more rain is predicted for the afternoon.
Flooding on railway lines has meant delays of up to one hour on London Midland and Virgin trains between Milton Keynes and Rugby.
Heavy rains have brought flooding to parts of Northamptonshire as the Environment Agency warn immediate action is necessary.
The areas most severely affected are currently around the Northampton Washland at the Cogenhoe Mill Caravan Site and Clipston.
The Environment Agency is warning of the risk of flooding in parts of the Anglia region following heavy rain.Read the full story ›
A Met Office yellow weather warning is in force for heavy rain and in the risk of flooding in parts of the Anglia region on Wednesday.
The warning is valid until 3pm and covers Milton Keynes, Northamptonshire and parts of Cambridgeshire, Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire.
The Met Office says persistent rain, heavy at times, is expected from the early hours of Wednesday, continuing during the morning before slowly easing in the afternoon.
Accompanied by windy conditions, this rain is likely to produce some flooding and difficult driving conditions.
"A depression developing west of Britain during Tuesday afternoon is expected to reach southwestern UK late on Tuesday evening or very early Wednesday and then continue slowly eastwards into southern England before turning south and gradually moving away into France later on Wednesday.
"The associated frontal system is expected to be an active feature associated with some heavy rain and hill snow, whilst the highest winds are expected in the southwestern quadrant of this depression.
"Widespread rainfall accumulations of 20 to 30 mm are expected, and very locally 50 to 60 mm could fall."
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It's been a snowy start to the day in Norfolk and Suffolk as temperatures dipped below freezing in some parts.Read the full story ›
The Met Office has issued a yellow warning for snow and ice for the East of England.
The warning covers Cambridgeshire, Essex, Norfolk and Suffolk from 7pm tonight until tomorrow morning.
There also a warning of ice covering the same period for Bedford, Cambridgeshire, Central Bedfordshire, Essex, Hertfordshire, Luton, Peterborough, Southend-on-Sea and Thurrock.
You can find more details on the Met Office website by clicking here.