Published on : Monday, November 4, 2019
Torrential rain have ravaged Britain in a monster storm where GALE-FORCE winds of up to 80 mph teamed with a humgous 66 flood alerts. For River Lynher from Berriowbridge to Notter Bridge, the River Torridge from Dolton to Bideford, including Taddiport and Weare Giffard, , the River Waring immediately upstream of Stanhope Road and Winford Brook at Chew Magna the Government’s Flood Information Service issued four flood warnings.
The brutal storm risks banks up and down the country bursting. Britons should be mindful of a further 62 flood alerts that are expected to be inplace over the next 48 hours, despite warnings being in the north and south west of the nation.
Bain Catchment, Barnstaple, Braunton, Ilfracombe and Combe Martin Area, Bottle Brook in Derbyshire, Climping Seafront, Coastal areas of Seaford seafront, Coast from Fairlight to Dungeness including the Tidal Rother, Combe Haven, Cuckmere River, East coast of Dorset, Exmoor Rivers, Kempsey Village, Lower Avon and tributaries, Lower Exe Area are the areas covered by alerts. It also includes other areas.
The plan for flooding was also advised by the service which included preparing a bag for medicines and insurance documents, turning off the gas, water and electricity moving things to upstairs or to safety and calling 999 if there is immediate danger.
For the south and east of England as well as South Wales and parts of eastern Scotland the yellow warnings were in place.
Across the southwest and northeast he explained that the rain will be heavy and strong winds are expected to transfer across England and Wales from the south.
South Scotland was bright and dry, north England and Northern Ireland despite the bleak picture.