More heavy rain and strong winds expected today

Forecasters have said 2012 is set to become the wettest on record in the UK
Forecasters have said 2012 is set to become the wettest on record in the UK Credit: Steve Parsons/PA Wire/Press Association Images

Flood warnings remain in place for England and Wales as heavy rain and strong winds are expected to dominate the weather today.

Hundreds of alerts have been issued by the Environment Agency this month, as several days' worth of rain has fallen in just a few hours at its worst, contributing to a year of bad weather which has left the UK on the brink of its wettest since 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.