Many parts of Britain are on flood alert tonight after rain and rising temperatures triggered a sudden thaw. There are 79 flood warnings, and 289 flood alerts across the country - with the forecast of yet more heavy rain tomorrow.
ITV News reporter Lewis Vaughan Jones reports:
The Environment Agency has issued flood warnings and flood alerts across the UK.
Milder temperatures overnight will cause snow to thaw rapidly, with heavy rain expected to bring the risk of flooding in England and Wales.
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