The Liberal Democrat president Tim Farron has said the sexual impropriety accusations against the party's former chief executive Lord Rennard are being taken "dead seriously" without "no fear or favour".
He told Channel 4 News that the party has "acted very swiftly" to meet with a review group and to look into the accusations.
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Cloud and outbreaks of rain will ease away eastwards during the morning, clearing the east coast around midday with sunny spells developing.
Police and emergency services are attending the scene.
Rebel-held east remains at risk while the pumping station supplying the western part of the city is once again in operation.