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Friday, October 5, 2012

Flood Warnings As Heavy Rain Lashes UK

Flooding could hit parts of the UK as heavy rain sweeps across areas of the country, forecasters have said.

People in southwest England and Wales have seen deluges of 15-20mm overnight, with the wet weather expected to spread further east during this morning before clearing.

But more downpours are expected later on Friday and a severe weather warning of heavy rain has been issued by the Met Office for Wales, the West Midlands and southwest England.

Commuters have been warned of possible travel disruption from flooding.

Sky News weather presenter Nazaneen Ghaffar said further rain would push into southwest England and the south of Wales after midday on Friday and would continue moving east into the evening and overnight. Read More