Heavy rain warning in southern England and Wales

The Met Office has a heavy rain warning in force for South East, South West and southern half of Wales.

With rivers levels high and the ground saturated in many areas, there is a continued risk of flooding in these areas.

Heavy rain warnings in southern England and Wales
Heavy rain warnings in southern England and Wales Credit: Met Office

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