Ex-tropical cyclone Oswald has brought widespread flooding and strong winds to eastern Australia.
The Environment Agency has issued flood warnings and flood alerts across the UK.
Milder temperatures overnight will cause snow to thaw rapidly, with heavy rain expected to bring the risk of flooding in England and Wales.
Heavy rain is predicted across the UK today , and the Environment Agency currently has 45 flood warnings and 192 flood alerts in place.
ITV Weather presenter Lucy Verasamy has the latest forecast.
Thousands of people have evacuated their homes after heavy rain caused severe flooding to parts of the east coast of Australia.
Three people have died as a result of the floods, Queensland police have confirmed.
This footage was filmed in the town of Bundaberg, one of the worst affected areas.
A massive air rescue operation in the city of Bundaberg, Queensland has been completed, Australia's Broadcasting Corporation reports.
Rising floodwaters had left many people stranded after a cyclone brought heavy rain.
– Bruce Grady from Emergency Management Queensland
About 1,000 people were airlifted in North Bundaberg to safety.
I understand that the last rescue was being undertaken there, but those choppers will continue to fly over just to make sure that nobody's been missed.
Wiltshire Police has reported that by 8am it had dealt with 53 road traffic collisions caused by black ice on roads across the county
Twenty eight were minor injury collisions and 25 were non injury ones.
Superintendent Nick Ashley urged motorists to take care or reconsider travelling this morning:
We have had a unprecedented number of road traffic accidents this morning.
Thankfully, although there have been some injuries, these have not been serious but it is only a matter of time if motorists do not take care on the roads.
After the heavy rain most of the grit that was placed on the roads during the snow has been washed away by the rain, this has then frozen and left black ice all over the roads.
Bad weather conditions affecting the Australian state of Queensland has led to a small beach town being covered in foam.
The foam was whipped up from the ocean and brought on to Mooloolaba's shore, local media said.
Many residents and tourists took the opportunity to play in the foam or take photographs of the natural phenomenon.
In Sussex, there were more than 40 crashes on the county's roads between midnight and 7.45am today, Sussex Police has said.
More than 30 of the accidents involved single vehicles sliding off the road because of black ice, prompting advice for motorists to drive with extra care.
Most of the collisions happened in rural areas and no serious injuries were reported, police said.
The Environment Agency has issued 64 flood warnings across the UK, with no severe flood warnings in place.
Overnight in Australia people have died and homes are submerged, as heavy rain and flooding hit eastern parts of the country.
The UK faces another week of disruptive weather, as more heavy rain continues throughout the week.
There are currently more than 300 flood alerts across the UK, with more than 80 flood warnings in place.