This April is the wettest since records began, according to early Met Office figures. Further rain is to come overnight tonight, so final rainfall figures for the month will change. But, the UK has already seen 121.8mm of rain so far – beating the previous record of 120.3mm set in 2000.
The Environment Agency releases a statement as it continues to monitor 44 flood risks in our region.
The Environment Agency is warning of dangerous conditions this morning as more of our region is put on flood alert.
First it was the drought, then the floods. We report on trees down, flooded roads - and what a difference the rain made.