UK flood warning: 223 flood alerts & major incident as Storm Christoph brings rain deluge

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UK flood warning: 223 flood alerts & major incident as Storm Christoph brings rain deluge

Storm Christoph has triggered a wealth of weather and flood warnings this week, with a rare Met Office amber alert in place for rain. Now areas are

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Storm Christoph has triggered a wealth of weather and flood warnings this week, with a rare Met Office amber alert in place for rain. Now areas are bracing for floods as up to two months worth of rain could fall in just 36 hours – with Greater Manchester and South Yorkshire declaring 

While fierce winds are accompanying downpours, forecasters have said it is the rain, snow and melting snow which are cause for concern.

Tuesday saw the chaotic weather cause disruption to transport, with Network Rail reporting delays and some line closures in the North West in the evening.

The storm has brought back fears for people living in areas devastated by the floods at the end of 2019, who say they are preparing for the worst to happen again.

However, residents in Fishlake, South Yorkshire – which was cut off by the floodwaters a year ago, said they are much better prepared this time with many having sandbags dropped outside their properties on Tuesday.

Read More: BBC Weather: Britons brace for up to 40cm of snow and Storm Christoph

The 48 flood warnings are for

Areas closest to Sankey Brook at Dallam

B1040 Thorney to Whittlesey Road to the South of the River Nene

Collingham Beck at Collingham

Fouracres and The Crescent at Maghull

Keswick Campsite

Low lying properties in the Upper Hull catchment

North Bank Road alongside the River Nene, east of Peterborough and west of Dog-in-a-Doublet Sluice

River Aire at Allerton Ings, Barnsdale Road and Properties

River Blithe from Blithfield Reservoir to Bancroft

River Calder at Horbury – The Strands

River Derwent at Buttercrambe Mill

River Derwent at Old Malton

River Eden at Carlisle, Rickerby Park, Swifts and Stoneyholme Golf Courses

River Esk from Briggswath to Ruswarp

River Glen at Greatford and Kates Bridge

River Goyt at Whaley Bridge

River Mersey at Cheadle Wood and Ford lane

River Nidd at Hunsingore

River Nidd at Knaresborough Caravan Parks and Goldsborough Mill Farm

River Nidd at Low Laithe

River Ouse at Naburn Lock

River Ouse at York – riverside properties

River Ouse at York – St George’s Field and Queen’s Staith

River Ribble at Samlesbury, around Brockholes Reserve and Lower Brockholes Quarry

River Ribble at Walton-le-Dale, area from Fishwick Bottoms to Railway Bridge

River Roch at Littleborough

River Roch in Rochdale

River Seven at Marton

River Seven at Normanby

River Soar at Zouch Island

River Swale at Howe village and by Skipton Bridge

River Ure at Roecliffe Caravan Park

River Vyrnwy at Maesbrook

River Vyrnwy at Melverley

River Weaver at Acton Bridge and Weaverham

River Weaver at Shrewbridge Lodge

River Witham and associated Fens from Chapel Hill to Boston

River Witham and associated Fens from Washingborough to Metheringham

River Witham and associated Fens from Woodhall Spa to Chapel Hill

River Wreake at Frisby-on-the-Wreake

River Wreake for mills at Hoby, Thrussington and Ratcliffe

River Wye at Ashford in the Water, Church Street area

River Wye at Litton Mill

River Wye at Wye Bank and Milford at Bakewell

Speet Gill at Wigton, Burnfoot

Walsden Water at Walsden

Wiza Beck and Black Beck at Wigton, Station Rd

Wiza Beck, Flosh Beck, Speet Gill and Black Beck at Wigton

To see more flood alerts, visit the Government’s flood warning information service website here.



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