Flood alerts in Wiltshire after heavy rain

Flooding in Calne, Wiltshire
Flooding in Calne, Wiltshire Credit: Lauren Eldekvist / @LaurenEldekvist

Rural areas of the Wiltshire were today warned of flooding across roads and footpaths. This photo by Lauren Eldekvist shows an area of Calne, Wiltshire.

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Wet weekend for rain-soaked UK

Britain is bracing itself for more flooding this weekend as forecasters predict further heavy downpours. The Environment Agency says nearly 300 properties have already flooded across the UK since Tuesday.