More than 60 flood warnings issued across the UK

The Environment Agency has issued more than 260 flood alerts. Credit: Environment Agency

The Environment Agency has issued 63 more serious flood warnings and 268 flood alerts, as heavy rain is expected to continue across the country.

The agency have also issued a helpline for those needing advice about the situation in their area: call 0845 988 1188, for more advice.

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Flood warnings across UK

Flood warnings and alerts remain in place across the country as forecasters predict more wet weather. 2012 looks set to become the wettest year on record for the UK.