No more bad weather! Nearly 60 flood warnings are issued in England along with a yellow heavy rain warning for the South East – as sheep are seen stranded on high ground after the river burst its banks
- Amazing photos showed around 30 sheep abandoned after the River Frome burst its banks near Dorchester, Dorset
- Motorists on the M25 were also seen struggling with torrential rain on the motorway
- The Met Office has issued 56 flood alerts along with four flood warnings where flooding is expected on Sunday
- Parts of the south east could face 30mm of rain as Britons face more bad weather this weekend
Britons must brace for more bad weather as nearly 60 flood alerts have been issued in England along with a yellow weather warning for the south east – as sheep were seen stranded on high ground after a river burst dramatically.
Stunning photos showed around 30 sheep completely abandoned on one of the only stretches of high ground that appeared to have survived flash flooding.
The images were taken in Stratton near Dorchester in Dorset after the River Frome burst its banks following an onslaught of torrential rain yesterday.
Stunning photos showed around 30 sheep completely abandoned on the only piece of land that appeared to have survived flash flooding after the River Frome burst its banks at Stratton near Dorchester, Dorset.
The River Frome overflowed yesterday after torrential rain. Pictured: Flooded fields in Stratton near Dorchester, Dorset
Motorists were also pictured having to navigate through torrential rain on the M25 near Swanley in Kent.
And the bad weather shows no signs of stopping. The Met Office has issued 56 flood alerts as well as four flood warnings – where flooding is expected.
The Met Office issued the warnings in Climping, West Sussex, Upper Frome to Maiden Newton in Dorset which could also spread to Dorchester.
The latest warning from the Met Office on North Bank Road, which runs along the River Nene east of Peterborough.
Motorists were also pictured having to navigate through torrential rain on the M25 near Swanley in Kent this morning
Britons are expecting more bad weather as the Met Office issued 56 flood alerts today along with four flood warnings – where flooding is expected
The southeast will have to brace for a deluge of rain and battle a serious risk of flooding with 30mm of rain forecast to fall in some areas
The Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning for south-east England for the rest of the day, with Brighton and Hove, East Sussex and West Sussex likely to be hit by a washout.
The Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning for the south east of England, with Brighton and Hove, East Sussex and West Sussex likely to be affected by a washout.
The severe weather warnings will come into effect at 12pm today and remain in place until the end of the day, hampering Britons looking to enjoy a Sunday afternoon.
They expect 10-20mm of rain to fall with some places even reaching 30mm later in the evening. The risk of flooding in these areas is high due to soil saturation from recent downpours.
A three-day forecast shows that although there may be some sunny spells, cloudy conditions, rain and fog are expected to continue today
Forecasters warn that buses and trains are likely to be affected, with longer journey times, while flooding of homes and businesses is possible.
Britons have already had to navigate limited public transport due to yesterday’s rail strikes. Train drivers from 11 companies walked out in a long-running pay line, causing more chaos for the public trying to get around the country.
As the south east battles torrential rain today, windy showers are expected across Northern Ireland and much of Scotland, later spreading to parts of the west.
Strong winds are also expected to batter parts of the UK on what turned into a miserable last Sunday in November.
Tomorrow Britons will again have to battle the rain, especially in the west and south of the UK. Meanwhile, it looks slightly more positive from Tuesday with drier conditions and less brutal winds expected, but there will be some fog and mist causing issues.