England had its fifth wettest autumn on record in 2019, with some areas experiencing a volume of rain unprecedented in modern times.
November’s dismal weather will finally change, with drier and colder conditions coming for the start of December, forecasters said.
Heavy rainfall which brought parts of the country to its knees earlier his month – and killed at least one person – was a “once-in-60-years” weather event, experts have said.
More than half a month’s worth of rain fell in just one day across parts of the UK, with further heavy downpours forecast across the country in the next 24 hours.
Parts of Britain could see two inches of rain on Saturday, less than a fortnight after parts of the Midlands and north of England were soaked by floods.
The former High Sheriff of Derbyshire was swept away for half a mile after driving into floodwater, an inquest has heard.
Large parts of the country remain mired in floods as experts warn the chaos could continue until Tuesday.
Parts of the country could still be affected by flooding through to Tuesday, according to the Environment Agency (EA).
Almost 100 flood warnings remain in place across England and Wales, as the wet weather finally begins to show signs of subsiding.
Despite enduring days of severe floods, there will be no let-up for stricken communities in central and northern England as more heavy rain is expected to fall on Thursday night.
More than 800 properties across parts of England have been affected by flooding so far, with the Met Office warning of more rain on the way.
Communities across parts of England and Wales woke up to a blanket of snow as forecasters warned of further rain in flood-hit areas.
The Prime Minister was told “you’ve took your time, Boris” almost as many times as he was asked “are you going to get it done for us?” when he toured flood-hit South Yorkshire.
Nearly 100 soldiers have arrived in South Yorkshire to aid communities which have been cut off by flooding.
Thirty-five flood warnings are still in place across England as Prime Minister Boris Johnson has urged people in affected areas to heed the warnings of emergency services.
Boris Johnson has urged people in flood-hit areas to heed the advice of the emergency services as he warned there could be more flooding across the country this winter.
Opposition leaders have branded the Government’s response to the severe flooding hitting parts of the country as “woeful” and accused it of not taking it seriously enough.
The public have stepped in to help with clothes, food and cash but the Government should now declare a national emergency after floods devastated towns and villages, a local charity chairman has said.
The Prime Minister is set to chair a meeting of the Government’s emergency committee after severe flooding in parts of the country where rain is finally expected to ease on Tuesday afternoon.
A military helicopter is working through the night to bolster defences in flood-hit South Yorkshire as more rain is forecast.