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UK flood alerts MAPPED: 173 flood warnings and alerts as severe weather batters UK

UK weather: UK set for heavy showers and wind

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Weather warnings from the Met Office and Environment Agency have predicted a weekend washout starting today. The organisations have issued alerts in the face of heavy wind and inches of rain starting today. Altogether, nearly 200 alerts and warnings have emerged on top of the Met Office’s weather advisories.

The Environment Agency, which monitors floods in England, has issued 91 notices for the country today.

Of these, 85 are flood alerts urging people to prepare for the worst.

The remaining six are warnings, the second most severe advisory.

The Environment Agency urges people living in any of the affected areas to take “immediate action”.

They are in place for the following areas:

  • B1040 Thorney to Whittlesey Road to the South of the River Nene
  • Keswick Campsite
  • Low lying properties in the Upper Hull catchment
  • River Hull at Hull Bridge and Beverley
  • Roam Drain and River Hull at Hempholme
  • The River Burn from South Creake to Burnham Thorpe

The Scottish and Welsh agencies have issued a swathe of their own warnings.

The Scottish Environmental Protection Agency (SEPA) has released 27 flood warnings and nine flood alerts.

Their alerts are in place for the following nine areas:

  • Central
  • Dumfries and Galloway
  • Dundee and Angus
  • Scottish Borders
  • Tayside
  • Aberdeenshire and Aberdeen City
  • Argyll and Bute
  • Ayrshire and Arran
  • West Central Scotland

Their warnings cover the following 27 areas:

  • Callander to Stirling
  • Callander
  • Aberfoyle
  • Whitesands
  • Langholm
  • Newton Stewart
  • Kinnaird/Bridge of Dun
  • Finavon and Tannadice
  • Yarrow Valley
  • Hawick to Monteviot
  • Ettrick Valley
  • Drumelzier to Dawyck
  • The River Isla at Coupar Angus
  • Upper Tay
  • Pitlochry to Ballinluig
  • Logierait to Jubilee Bridge
  • Kemphill to Bridge of Isla
  • Innerpeffray to Bridge of Earn
  • Glen Lyon
  • Crieff to Innerpeffray
  • Carse of Lennoch to Lochlane
  • Bridge of Ruthven to Leitfie
  • Blairgowrie to the River Isla
  • Ballinluig to Logierait
  • Almondbank
  • Aberbothrie

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Natural Resources Wales monitors the weather to the west and has issued a total of 46 notices.

These notices consist of ten flood warnings, and another 36 flood alerts directed around the coast and further inland.

Flooding is possible in the following 36 alert areas:

  • River Usk in Monmouthshire and Newport
  • Conwy Catchment
  • River Usk in Powys
  • Rhondda Rivers
  • Upper Teme upstream and including Knighton
  • Upper Severn in Powys
  • River Wye in Powys
  • Glaslyn and Dwyryd Catchment
  • Mawddach and Wnion Catchment
  • River Cynon
  • River Taff
  • North Gwynedd Catchment
  • River Ewenny and Vale of Glamorgan west
  • Rivers Afan and Kenfig
  • Rivers Llynfi and Ogmore
  • Rivers in Llanelli
  • Gower peninsula
  • River Neath
  • Rivers Nant-Y-Fendrod and Nant Bran
  • Upper Tawe
  • Lower Tawe
  • Lower Teifi
  • Upper Teifi
  • Mid Ceredigion
  • Lower Towy
  • Rivers Bran and Gwydderig
  • Upper Towy
  • Rivers Rheidol, Ystwyth and Clarach
  • Rivers Loughor and Amman
  • Rivers Gwendraeths
  • River Cothi
  • Rivers Taf and Cynin
  • South Pembrokeshire
  • North and west Pembrokeshire
  • Western Cleddau
  • Eastern Cleddau

Welsh officials have urged “immediate action” amid flood warnings in the following ten areas:

  • River Tawe at Abercraf
  • River Towy at Carmarthen Quay, Carmarthen
  • River Cothi at low lying areas – Pontargothi and Pontynyswen
  • River Bran at Pont Bran, Llangadog
  • River Towy, isolated properties between Llandeilo and Abergwili
  • River Teifi at Newcastle Emlyn
  • River Teifi at Cenarth
  • River Teifi at Llechryd
  • River Teifi at Llandysul Bridge, Llandysul
  • River Tyweli at Station Road, Llandysul

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