Over 100 flood alerts remain in force

Even though flood waters are starting to recede, the Environment Agency still has warnings in force for parts of the Midlands and southern Britain.

  • 102 flood alerts (flooding possible)
  • 24 flood warnings (flooding expected)

There are full details of the areas affected on the Environment Agency's website.

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Standpipes 'could return'

Environment Secretary Caroline Spelman has raised the possibility of standpipes returning to UK streets if the country is hit by a third dry winter in a row.The warning comes as fears of further flooding remain following heavy rains.