4 November 2010
Torrential rain has hit north-west England and north Wales today. So far 160 mm of rain has been recorded at Seathwaite in Cumbria.
With Met Office forecasters predicting a further 40 mm by the end of Thursday, localised disruption is possible.
The Environment Agency currently has a number of Flood Warnings and Watches in place. For up-to-date information please see the Environment Agency website or phone Floodline on 0845 988 1188.
The unsettled weather is likely to continue into next week with further spells of very wet and windy weather forecast.
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Last updated: 21 April 2011