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Warning of Rain Storm and Fresh Floods in UK

Warning of Rain Storm and Fresh Floods in UK

A massive rainstorm is expected to hit Britain over the next few days, The Met Office warned today.

A yellow thunderstorm and rain warning is in place for the whole of England and Scotland, meaning more flooding may also arrive, the sign reads.

The Met Office said: “Storm Evert will bring powerful winds to southwest England, perhaps causing damage to infrastructure and leading to travel disruption.”

Amber and yellow weather warnings have been issued, with the Met Office warning that a “danger to life” could be posed by flying debris and enormous waves.

They have also issued a “be prepared” amber warning for Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly.

Brits have been asked to stay indoors as downpours of torrential rain and more floods are on the way after a torrid Sunday.

The government has warned citizens of ten towns to be prepared for more dangerous swells in the coming days.

The new warnings come after intense rainfall left homes and roads underwater in the South East, while multiple Tube stations were flooded in the capital.

Earlier on Monday, two London hospitals were forced to evacuate dozens of patients after being hit with territorial floods.

More than 100 patients were evacuated from Whipps Cross Hospital in east London after water flooded its basement, causing a power outage.

Newham hospital has also asked patients to use other A&Es for urgent care.

A spokesperson for Barts Health NHS Trust, which runs both Newham and Whipps Cross hospitals, said: “Patients are asked to attend alternative hospitals where they can. A major incident has been called across the Trust.”

Last week, more than 180 people died in Western Europe due to the floods.

While about 157 German people died after the flood, only 31 from Belgium died. And about 163 people are still missing.

Other countries like France, Netherlands, Austria and Switzerland have also been affected by the worst flood Europe has been in living memory.

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