Wednesday, September 26, 2012

Britain Braced For A Second Day Of Flooding

Swathes of Britain are braced for more flooding with heavy rain and strong winds forecast for a second day.

The Environment Agency (EA) has issued 83 flood warnings and 139 less serious flood alerts with up to 1.6 inches of rain set to fall in the next 24 hours.

On Tuesday, some areas saw more than a month's rainfall as downpours and winds battered parts of Wales, northern England and Scotland.

Around 300 homes were flooded after low pressure moved north across the country from the Bay of Biscay to the north east coast.

The low pressure is now heading south west, which will bring more rain to northern England and Wales, as well as later heavy showers in southern areas. Read More