TORRENTIAL rain has sparked 57 flood alerts and two flood warnings across the country.
The miserable weather has been triggered by a brutal Polar blast that’s swept the country, bringing strong gales that sent temperatures plunging.
The alerts come as the Met Office has said it “can’t rule out” a white Christmas.
But there is some hope, as forecaster Becky Mitchell said although snow on Christmas day “doesn’t look like it will be widespread we can’t rule out a few places seeing some flakes of snow around Christmas.”
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