UK Weather – Brits hit by flood warnings before showers batter the nation for three days in a row | The Sun

BRITAIN will be battered by heavy showers for three days as flood warnings are issued across the country.

The Met Office has said wintery conditions are expected as we head towards having endured the wettest March on record.

They have issued 13 flood warnings and 43 flood alerts.

Strong winds and rain are predicted to affect much of the North of England and the Irish sea.

Peterborough, Bridlington and Whitby Harbour have been issued severe warnings.

The flood alerts are expected to impact much of the south coast with rivers in the Midlands also running the risk of overflowing.


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Monday and Tuesday will start off with some light showers but mostly sunny, according to the weather service.

As we head towards mid-week, conditions will worsen.

The Met Office said the forecast for Wednesday until Friday will be "unsettled".

It said: "Generally unsettled and windy at times. Bands of rain moving northeast Wednesday, showery conditions quite widely by Thursday and more prolonged, rain in the south Friday.

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"Although feeling milder."

Sunday was the first day of British summer time however conditions are yet to improve as we head into April.

So far this month over two and a half times its normal rainfall has already fallen, according to the BBC.

Bookies have even slashed the odds for this month to go down in history books as the wettest March ever for the whole of Britain.

Having been a 5/1 shot, the bookies now make it just 3/1 for this month to play host to the wettest March on record, with 'cyclone conditions' set to hit Britain.

Alex Apati of Ladbrokes said: "Things are looking much worse on the weather front, with record-breaking March rain an increasing possibility."

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