Britain braces for a month’s of rain in just one hour

Raging flood waters have swamped homes after torrential downpours following a month’s rain fall in just an hour – as snow sweeps parts of Britain amid Amber and Yellow weather warnings. 

The Met Office has issued an amber ‘danger to life’ flood alert, warning that up to four inches of rain may fall in just eight hours as commuters are urged to wrap up with chilly temperatures expected across the UK. 

Low pressure dominates across Northern areas of England causing wet and cloudy weather leading to a risk of flooding in Manchester. 

Homes and businesses could be flooded as prolonged rain pummels areas around Hull, Middlesbrough, Lincoln and Scarborough. 

Flooded: Raging flood waters have swamped homes after torrential downpours following a month's rain fall in just an hour - as snow sweeps parts of Britain amid Amber and Yellow weather warnings. A basement studio owned by artist Liz Churton, is destroyed by flood water. Homes are severely flooded as raging flood water rises in the village of Whiston near Sheffield

Flooded: Raging flood waters have swamped homes after torrential downpours following a month's rain fall in just an hour - as snow sweeps parts of Britain amid Amber and Yellow weather warnings. A basement studio owned by artist Liz Churton, is destroyed by flood water. Homes are severely flooded as raging flood water rises in the village of Whiston near Sheffield

Flooded: Raging flood waters have swamped homes after torrential downpours following a month’s rain fall in just an hour – as snow sweeps parts of Britain amid Amber and Yellow weather warnings. A basement studio owned by artist Liz Churton, is destroyed by flood water. Homes are severely flooded as raging flood water rises in the village of Whiston near Sheffield

Britons have had to battle snow and floods in parts of the country with the Met Office issuing a 'danger to life' warning. The weather service currently has two yellow warnings and a more severe amber warning in place that last until early Friday

Britons have had to battle snow and floods in parts of the country with the Met Office issuing a 'danger to life' warning. The weather service currently has two yellow warnings and a more severe amber warning in place that last until early Friday

Britons have had to battle snow and floods in parts of the country with the Met Office issuing a ‘danger to life’ warning. The weather service currently has two yellow warnings and a more severe amber warning in place that last until early Friday

The wet weather will be accompanied by 'strengthening' north-easterly winds, with many areas within the yellow zone seeing between up to 1.5 inches of rain, the Met Office said

The wet weather will be accompanied by 'strengthening' north-easterly winds, with many areas within the yellow zone seeing between up to 1.5 inches of rain, the Met Office said

The wet weather will be accompanied by ‘strengthening’ north-easterly winds, with many areas within the yellow zone seeing between up to 1.5 inches of rain, the Met Office said

Traffic on the A939 Cockbridge to Tomintoul road on Thursday. A yellow warning is also in place for north Wales and English border towns and people living in the vicinity should expect heavy rain with a chance of flooding till midnight tonight

Traffic on the A939 Cockbridge to Tomintoul road on Thursday. A yellow warning is also in place for north Wales and English border towns and people living in the vicinity should expect heavy rain with a chance of flooding till midnight tonight

Traffic on the A939 Cockbridge to Tomintoul road on Thursday. A yellow warning is also in place for north Wales and English border towns and people living in the vicinity should expect heavy rain with a chance of flooding till midnight tonight

Flooded! A BMW driver gets stuck trying to drive through deep flood water as it rises in the village of Whiston near Sheffield as a red flood alert is put in place. Homes and businesses could be flooded as prolonged rain pummels areas around Hull, Middlesbrough, Lincoln and Scarborough

Flooded! A BMW driver gets stuck trying to drive through deep flood water as it rises in the village of Whiston near Sheffield as a red flood alert is put in place. Homes and businesses could be flooded as prolonged rain pummels areas around Hull, Middlesbrough, Lincoln and Scarborough

Flooded! A BMW driver gets stuck trying to drive through deep flood water as it rises in the village of Whiston near Sheffield as a red flood alert is put in place. Homes and businesses could be flooded as prolonged rain pummels areas around Hull, Middlesbrough, Lincoln and Scarborough

A car drives through a flooded road near the village of Bubnell in Derbyshire this morning after days of heavy rain battered the region.Low pressure dominates across Northern areas of England causing wet and cloudy weather leading to a risk of flooding in Manchester

A car drives through a flooded road near the village of Bubnell in Derbyshire this morning after days of heavy rain battered the region.Low pressure dominates across Northern areas of England causing wet and cloudy weather leading to a risk of flooding in Manchester

A car drives through a flooded road near the village of Bubnell in Derbyshire this morning after days of heavy rain battered the region.Low pressure dominates across Northern areas of England causing wet and cloudy weather leading to a risk of flooding in Manchester

Residents try to get back to their severely flooded homes as raging flood water rises in the village of Whiston near Sheffield

Residents try to get back to their severely flooded homes as raging flood water rises in the village of Whiston near Sheffield

Residents try to get back to their severely flooded homes as raging flood water rises in the village of Whiston near Sheffield

Homes are severely flooded as raging flood water rises in the village of Whiston near Sheffield. Heavy rain is set to hit parts of Central and Northern England over Thursday causing wide spread flooding

Homes are severely flooded as raging flood water rises in the village of Whiston near Sheffield. Heavy rain is set to hit parts of Central and Northern England over Thursday causing wide spread flooding

Homes are severely flooded as raging flood water rises in the village of Whiston near Sheffield. Heavy rain is set to hit parts of Central and Northern England over Thursday causing wide spread flooding

Sheffield (pictured) Greater Manchester, Nottinghamshire, York and Middlesbrough are among the areas covered by the yellow warning, which warns of disruption due to possible flooding. More than three inches of rain is forecast to fall in a 'few locations' over high ground, the Met Office said

Sheffield (pictured) Greater Manchester, Nottinghamshire, York and Middlesbrough are among the areas covered by the yellow warning, which warns of disruption due to possible flooding. More than three inches of rain is forecast to fall in a 'few locations' over high ground, the Met Office said

Sheffield (pictured) Greater Manchester, Nottinghamshire, York and Middlesbrough are among the areas covered by the yellow warning, which warns of disruption due to possible flooding. More than three inches of rain is forecast to fall in a ‘few locations’ over high ground, the Met Office said

Homes are severely flooded as raging flood water rises in the village of Whiston near Sheffield. A red flood alert is put in place November 07 2019. Heavy rain is set to hit parts of Central and Northern England over Thursday causing wide spread flooding

Homes are severely flooded as raging flood water rises in the village of Whiston near Sheffield. A red flood alert is put in place November 07 2019. Heavy rain is set to hit parts of Central and Northern England over Thursday causing wide spread flooding

Homes are severely flooded as raging flood water rises in the village of Whiston near Sheffield. A red flood alert is put in place November 07 2019. Heavy rain is set to hit parts of Central and Northern England over Thursday causing wide spread flooding

Homes are severely flooded as raging flood water rises in the village of Whiston near Sheffield. A red flood alert is put in place. November 07 2019. Heavy rain is set to hit parts of Central and Northern England over Thursday causing wide spread flooding

Homes are severely flooded as raging flood water rises in the village of Whiston near Sheffield. A red flood alert is put in place. November 07 2019. Heavy rain is set to hit parts of Central and Northern England over Thursday causing wide spread flooding

Homes are severely flooded as raging flood water rises in the village of Whiston near Sheffield. A red flood alert is put in place. November 07 2019. Heavy rain is set to hit parts of Central and Northern England over Thursday causing wide spread flooding

Low pressure dominates across Northern areas of England causing wet and cloudy weather leading to a risk of flooding in Manchester. Homes and businesses could be flooded as prolonged rain pummels areas around Hull, Middlesbrough, Lincoln and Scarborough

Low pressure dominates across Northern areas of England causing wet and cloudy weather leading to a risk of flooding in Manchester. Homes and businesses could be flooded as prolonged rain pummels areas around Hull, Middlesbrough, Lincoln and Scarborough

Low pressure dominates across Northern areas of England causing wet and cloudy weather leading to a risk of flooding in Manchester. Homes and businesses could be flooded as prolonged rain pummels areas around Hull, Middlesbrough, Lincoln and Scarborough

A yellow weather warning is in place for the East Midlands, North East England, parts of North West England and Yorkshire between 6am on Thursday and 6am on Friday.

The wet weather will be accompanied by ‘strengthening’ north-easterly winds, with many areas within the yellow zone seeing between up to 1.5 inches of rain, the Met Office said.

It comes as Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn is due take his election campaign to the North West on Thursday – where some of the worst weather is forecast.

Greater Manchester, Nottinghamshire, York and Middlesbrough are among the areas covered by the yellow warning, which warns of disruption due to possible flooding.

More than three inches of rain is forecast to fall in a ‘few locations’ over high ground, the Met Office said.

Parts of North Wales, including Conwy and Wrexham, are subject to a separate yellow weather warning, with ‘heavy and persistent’ rain forecast between 9am and midnight on Thursday.

Residents try to save their homes with sand bags. Homes are severely flooded as raging flood water rises in the village of Whiston near Sheffield. A red flood alert is put in place. November 07 2019. Heavy rain is set to hit parts of Central and Northern England over Thursday causing wide spread flooding

Residents try to save their homes with sand bags. Homes are severely flooded as raging flood water rises in the village of Whiston near Sheffield. A red flood alert is put in place. November 07 2019. Heavy rain is set to hit parts of Central and Northern England over Thursday causing wide spread flooding

Residents try to save their homes with sand bags. Homes are severely flooded as raging flood water rises in the village of Whiston near Sheffield. A red flood alert is put in place. November 07 2019. Heavy rain is set to hit parts of Central and Northern England over Thursday causing wide spread flooding

The Met Office has issued an amber 'danger to life' flood alert, warning that up to 100mm of rain may fall in eight hours. The mammoth downpour means certain parts of north and north-west England could see nearly a month's worth of rain today

The Met Office has issued an amber 'danger to life' flood alert, warning that up to 100mm of rain may fall in eight hours. The mammoth downpour means certain parts of north and north-west England could see nearly a month's worth of rain today

The Met Office has issued an amber ‘danger to life’ flood alert, warning that up to 100mm of rain may fall in eight hours. The mammoth downpour means certain parts of north and north-west England could see nearly a month’s worth of rain today

Homes are severely flooded as raging flood water rises in the village of Whiston near Sheffield. A red flood alert is put in place November 07 2019. Heavy rain is set to hit parts of Central and Northern England over Thursday causing wide spread flooding

Homes are severely flooded as raging flood water rises in the village of Whiston near Sheffield. A red flood alert is put in place November 07 2019. Heavy rain is set to hit parts of Central and Northern England over Thursday causing wide spread flooding

Homes are severely flooded as raging flood water rises in the village of Whiston near Sheffield. A red flood alert is put in place November 07 2019. Heavy rain is set to hit parts of Central and Northern England over Thursday causing wide spread flooding

Across the UK the Met Office said the temperature will range from seven to 10 degrees on Thursday and Friday. The rain will eventually ease overnight into Friday, with a much drier and brighter day to follow for much of the UK

Across the UK the Met Office said the temperature will range from seven to 10 degrees on Thursday and Friday. The rain will eventually ease overnight into Friday, with a much drier and brighter day to follow for much of the UK

Across the UK the Met Office said the temperature will range from seven to 10 degrees on Thursday and Friday. The rain will eventually ease overnight into Friday, with a much drier and brighter day to follow for much of the UK

A car drives through a flooded road near the village of Bubnell in Derbyshire this morning after days of heavy rain battered the region. The Met Office has issued a further warning that the heavy rain may bring disruption from flooding

A car drives through a flooded road near the village of Bubnell in Derbyshire this morning after days of heavy rain battered the region. The Met Office has issued a further warning that the heavy rain may bring disruption from flooding

A car drives through a flooded road near the village of Bubnell in Derbyshire this morning after days of heavy rain battered the region. The Met Office has issued a further warning that the heavy rain may bring disruption from flooding

A motorbike drives through a flooded road near the village of Bubnell in Derbyshire this morning after days of heavy rain battered the region. A yellow weather warning is in place for the East Midlands, North East England, parts of North West England and Yorkshire between 6am on Thursday and 6am on Friday

A motorbike drives through a flooded road near the village of Bubnell in Derbyshire this morning after days of heavy rain battered the region. A yellow weather warning is in place for the East Midlands, North East England, parts of North West England and Yorkshire between 6am on Thursday and 6am on Friday

A motorbike drives through a flooded road near the village of Bubnell in Derbyshire this morning after days of heavy rain battered the region. A yellow weather warning is in place for the East Midlands, North East England, parts of North West England and Yorkshire between 6am on Thursday and 6am on Friday

Amber and Yellow warnings for rain are in force the Met Office say

Amber and Yellow warnings for rain are in force the Met Office say

Amber and Yellow warnings for rain are in force the Met Office say

Amber and Yellow warnings for rain are in force the Met Office say

A yellow weather warning is in place for the East Midlands, North East England, parts of North West England and Yorkshire between 6am on Thursday and 6am on Friday. The wet weather will be accompanied by ‘strengthening’ north-easterly winds, with many areas within the yellow zone seeing between up to 1.5 inches of rain, the Met Office said

Up to 2.7 inches is predicted for north-facing hills within the warning area in Wales, while up to 1.2 inches is forecast elsewhere, the Met Office said.

Met Office meteorologist Aidan McGivern said: ‘There is a risk some places will see significant amounts of rain, particularly the higher ground of North Wales, the Pennines, the North York Moors and the Peak District.’

A ‘bright and clear’ day is forecast for London and South East England on Thursday, with showers becoming more frequent around dusk and temperatures reaching 11C, the Met Office said.

In the east of England, rain is due to push north on Thursday morning and will be followed by ‘sunny spells’. Temperatures are forecast to reach 9C.

The South West will experience showers throughout much of the day, particularly along the English Channel coastlines, the Met office said.

Meanwhile, rain is forecast for the West Midlands on Thursday, but it will push north throughout the afternoon and will be followed by drier weather in the evening.

The Met Office said the East Midlands will get off to  a ‘wet start’ on Thursday, with heavy rain potentially leading to some localised flooding.

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