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Friday, 6 July 2012

Torrential rain again affecting the UK and no sign of an end to it this summer

Hours and hours of torrential rain has hit central parts of England and Wales today resulting in over 138 flood warnings and the closure of major routes including the M50. Large parts of the Midlands are currently under several inches of water and many thousands of houses/properties have been flooded. An even worse stream of weather is about to be unleashed on the Southwest of Britain, from Cardiff and Basingstoke west to Penzance, perhaps culminating in three month's rain in one 15-hour period. The Environment Agency is warning of very serious repurcussions and is advising people to contact them for advice