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Flooding and high winds hit parts of UK amid Bertha storm

Heavy rain and strong winds have begun to affect parts of the UK as the remnants of Hurricane Bertha arrived.

The Met Office - which has issued yellow weather warnings telling people to "be aware" of downpours - said the rain was most severe at around 3am.

Hurricane Bertha hit the Caribbean on Monday, with 90mph winds reported.

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Severe gales and rain from ex-hurricane Bertha hit UK

The remains of former hurricane Bertha will see the weather will turn wet and windy in many parts from Sunday morning, with gales perhaps severe, likely along some southern coastal and inland areas.

Floods in Cambridgeshire yesterday. Credit: ITV News

The Met Office has been assessing the effects of ex hurricane Bertha on the UK by using its own forecast models alongside models from other world-leading forecast centres.

It is expected that the will track across the southern half of the UK on Sunday before heading out into the North Sea and travelling up the eastern coast, bringing some disruption to Scotland on Monday.

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