Britain on flood alert amid rain and rising temperatures

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:

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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.