Final heavy snow falls before wet weekend

A woman digs her way out of her home, after final snow falls in Tanfield County, Durham. Credit: Owen Humphreys/PA Wire

Heavy snow fell again today in several parts of the UK today: in the north and east of England, in the Midlands and in Scotland and Wales.

Temperatures are due to rise from tomorrow, hitting 4 degrees and reaching up to 10 degrees in parts of the south of the country on Sunday. Forecasters are warning of the high risk of flooding, as temperatures rise, the snow begins to melt, and rain begins to fall later this evening.

Shovelling snow in Tanfield County, Durham.
Shovelling snow in Tanfield County, Durham. Credit: Owen Humphreys/PA Wire

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Flood warnings after heavy rain

Flood warnings are in place across England after heavy rain, with downpours and gusts of up to 65mph to continue this afternoon,. A canoeist has died after being pulled from a swollen river in North Yorkshire.