The Met Office has issued a severe cold weather alert for northern England on Friday following its warnings of torrential rain over the past few days.
It said there is a "60 percent probability" of such conditions in northern England and warned such weather "could increase the health risks to vulnerable patients and disrupt the delivery of services".
The regions worse affected will be the Northeast, Northwest, and Yorkshire and the Humber.
A 91-year-old woman was found dead in her flood-hit North Wales home after torrential rain caused widespread devastation across the country.
Climate scientists have been predicting more frequent flooding in this country for years, and their models show it is likely to get worse.
Water-logged communities across Britain are braced for more torrential rain and flooding overnight.