More rain this weekend could break national record

A storm brewing in the Atlantic could bring up to 2 inches (50mm) of rain and 80mph winds in some areas this weekend, according to MeteoGroup.

A further 1.8 inches (46mm) of rain is needed to make 2012 the wettest year since UK records began in 1910.

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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.