Heavy showers are set to continue this weekend, bringing the risk of more flooding problems for parts of the UK.
The Environment Agency wrote on Twitter:
The Environment Agency has warned on Twitter:
The Environment Agency currently has 15 flood warnings and 157 flood alerts in operation.
More than 120 areas across the UK are on flood alert this morning with heavy rain set to fall over the weekend.
The Environment Agency has issued 124 flood alerts and 15 flood warnings - with the South West the worst affected.
– Rachel Vince, a meteorologist with MeteoGroup
Through the weekend the UK is looking at a relatively mild picture compared to recent days, with temperatures in the double figures.
The wet weather looks like being largely confined to the South and West, where we'll see a mixture of sunshine and showers.
Unfortunately there is no significant dry weather down in the South West, but the precipitation will become more showery rather than the persistent rain they had through the night.
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The Environment Agency currently has 12 flood warnings and 62 flood alerts in place across England and Wales.
The Southeast, Southwest and Wales remain the areas worst affected.
- Anglia - 2 flood alerts
- Midlands - 0 flood warnings or alerts
- Northeast - 3 flood alerts
- Northwest - 5 flood alerts
- Southeast - 3 flood warnings; 16 flood alerts
- Southwest - 8 flood warnings; 29 alerts
- Wales - 1 flood warning; 7 alerts
There are no severe flood warnings issued at this time.
The Environment Agency has issued flood warnings for the South Devon estuaries, the South Devon and South Cornwall coasts and Plymouth Barbican. These scenes filmed overnight show Penzance taking a battering.
Reports this morning of tidal related flooding in Exmouth, Totnes, Kingsbridge. Closure on Vaughan Rd, Exeter due to localised flooding.
Reports of standing surface water and fallen trees on multiple roads. Our crews are dealing with incidents- but please drive carefully