April 13, 2021

UK climate – Britain faces two months’ rain in a DAY as floods spark ‘hazard to life’ warnings

UK weather – Britain faces two months’ rain in a DAY as floods spark ‘danger to life’ warnings


BRITAIN is bracing for 2 month’s of rain in a single DAY with floods sparking Amber “hazard to life’ warnings.

Greater than 100 flood warnings are in place throughout the nation as heavy rain is predicted to proceed.

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The Nice Ouse this morning broke its banks after latest downpours[/caption]

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A canine walker wading by floods in Somerset[/caption]

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Extra flooding is predicted this week[/caption]

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Heavy rain and snowfall has triggered a number of roads in Chelmsford to flood[/caption]

The Met Workplace has now issued Amber and Yellow alerts for Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, saying Brits ought to anticipate “heavy and extended” downpours with snowmelt inflicting floods.

The warnings says there could possibly be a “hazard to life” from potential “quick flowing or deep floodwater”.

Hills in North Wales will see as much as 200mm of rainfall whereas 120mm will fall throughout the height district.

Such situations may carry delays to public transport, injury to buildings or power-cuts, the Met Workplace stated.

What to anticipate:

  • Properties and companies could possibly be flooded, inflicting injury to some buildings
  • Quick flowing or deep floodwater is feasible, inflicting a hazard to life
  • Delays or cancellations to coach and bus companies are potential
  • Spray and flooding may result in troublesome driving situations and a few street closures
  • Some communities could also be minimize off by flooded roads
  • Doable energy cuts and lack of different companies to some houses and companies

Many areas throughout the nation have already skilled flooding with melting snow including to the rising water.

The Nice Ouse this morning broke its banks after latest downpours whereas in Chelmsford folks had been pressured to desert their automobiles on flooded roads.

In Dorset swimmers braved the nippiness in Boscombe for some morning train.

In the meantime, helicopters and lifeboats right now took half in an enormous search and rescue operation after a 69-year-old man and his canine went lacking on the south coast of England.


In near-freezing climate, a hunt started for Gareth Jones who was final seen outdoors a fishmonger in Hove along with his brown pet cockapoo yesterday at about 1pm.

However the search has now been known as off amid fears they had been swept out to sea.

Regardless of intensive searches neither Gareth or his canine have been discovered.

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In Roundhay Park, Leeds, walkers had been handled to a winter wonderland[/caption]

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In Dorset swimmers braved the nippiness for some morning train[/caption]

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Dawn feeding time at Yeadon in Leeds[/caption]



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