38 flood alerts issued across UK as rain deluge to cause chaos – full list

Large parts of the UK set to be hit by a deluge of rain have been put on high alert for flooding. Somerset is already experiencing some surface water, with other parts of the south west has been issued with warnings.

The Environment Agency has so far put out 38 warnings for floods today (Monday, December 4), with fears local roads could be left underwater. The Met Office has also issued a yellow weather warning for rain, expected to last until 6pm today.

A spokesperson said for the Environment Agency said: “There are flood alerts and flood warnings in force across the south west. You can check for flooding where you live/work by visiting our online flooding information page.”

As well as Somerset, parts of Dorset, the Midlands and south east are also affected.

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Video shows flooding in Somerset

One local in the south west posted two videos to X, formerly Twitter, showing floodwater along the road.

Met Office weather warnings in place – full list

There are three Met Office alerts in place for today.

The south west, covering Worcester down to Portsmouth and Plymouth, has been issued a yellow alert for rain running from midnight until 6pm.

Heavy rain is also due to hit the north east, with an alert spanning from York up to Newcastle and into Scotland. This was put in place from 12pm and will run until 9am tomorrow.

Finally, Scotland has been hit with a huge ice warning as temperatures are expected to plummet further. This will be in place from 3pm until 11am tomorrow.

Full list of 37 flood alerts in place

The Environment Agency has issued the following alerts:

Clay Coton Brook at Clay Coton and Yelvertoft Brook at Yelvertoft

Cocker Beck at Lowdham

Gog Brook at Warwick

Illey Brook at Halesowen

Lutley Gutter at Halesowen

Marchington Brook at Marchington

River Alne at Chapel Lane and Church Lane in Aston Cantlow and Great Alne

River Asker from Askerswell to Bradpole

River Axe (Lower) from Axminster to Axmouth

River Axe (Mid) at Axminster

River Axe (Upper) from Winsham to Axminster, including Chard Junction and Weycroft

River Blythe at Earlswood

River Brit at Newtown, and Southgate Old Mill, Beaminster

River Brit at Riverside and George Street, West Bay

River Brit at Skilling Playing Fields and West Bay Road Nursery

River Brue and Glastonbury Millstream from Lovington to Highbridge, low lying properties

River Char at Charmouth

River Char at Dolphins River Caravan Park

River Clyst from Broadclyst to Clyst St. Mary

River Isle at Ilminster

River Isle from Chard Reservoir to Hambridge not including Ilminster

River Lodden at Bridge Close, Gillingham

River Parrett (upper) at Thorney and Kingsbury Episcopi

River Parrett (upper) from South Perrott to Thorney

River Stour at Stourbridge

River Swift at Rugby

River Winniford at Chideock

River Wriggle at Chetnole

River Yarty from Yarcombe to Axminster

River Yeo at Mudford

River Yeo from Sherborne to Yeovil

Shreen Water from Colesbrook to Bay Bridge

Upper Frome at Maiden Newton

Upper Frome from Maiden Newton to Dorchester

Upper Stour from Gillingham to Hammoon

Winford Brook at Chew Magna

Woodborough Brook at Woodborough

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