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Tag Archives: South West England
Heaviest rain moves away after wet day in South West
It has been another very wet day across parts of the UK, resulting in widespread flooding across parts of the south west of England. Severe Flood Warnings were issued by the Environment Agency for several rivers through the day. This followed … Continue reading
Posted in Met Office in the Media Tagged Environment Agency, flood, Flood warning, flooding, heavy rain, How much rain fell in south west today, Met Office, National Severe Weather Warning Service, rain, South West England Comments Off on Heaviest rain moves away after wet day in South West
Heavy rainfall across the UK
As forecast heavy rain has fallen across large parts of the UK causing flooding and disruption to travel and outdoor events. Here is a selection of rainfall totals recorded at Met Office observation sites on Friday 6 July 2012: UK RAINFALL 6 JULY 2012 … Continue reading
Posted in Met Office News Tagged England, Environment Agency, fllod warnings, flooding, Heavy rain warnings, Met Office, Midlands, North Yorkshire, rain, severe weather, severe weather warnings, South West England Comments Off on Heavy rainfall across the UK