UK Met department issues more flood warnings


Over 175 alerts announced in England and Scotland as more severe weather expected today 

The UK Metrological office has issued an amber warning in parts of the country. According to a report from BBC on Thursday, November 18, the Met office stated, rainfall equivalent to more than half a month’s worth has fallen in the UK within the past 24 hours. 

Aside from this, over 175 food warnings and alerts are already in place across England and Scotland. According to the Tom Morgan, meteorologist from the UK Met office, areas such as Aberdden in Scotland are expected to experience more than 100mm of rain, the report added.  

Meanwhile, travelers across the country are facing major issues and disruptions caused by the weather. The report also states, both rail and road passengers in several areas have been stranded due to the roads being blocked by flooding.  

A yellow weather warning has also been imposed across northeast England and eastern Scotland.  

This includes areas across Manchester, Leeds, Hull and Newcastle, where the warning was until today morning. In parts of Scotland including Edinburgh, Perth and Dundee the warning has been issued until 18:00 today.  

The Met department has also stated that there is a possibility of danger to life due to fast flowing flood water and possible power disruptions in some parts of the country, the report adds. 

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