Met Office warns temperatures set to drop after floods

The Met Office has issued a number of cold weather alerts across England and Wales as temperatures are set to drop below freezing overnight.

Temperatures are set to drop overnight, leading the Met Office to issue a weather alert
The Met Office issued a weather alert for the areas shaded yellow above Credit: Met Office

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Risk of floods as rivers swell

Swollen rivers are still at risk of flooding over the next few days, the Environment Agency has said, as icy temperatures take hold of the UK. The rivers Thames, Trent and Severn remain at very high levels despite the improving weather.