6 Jan 2024

Temperatures set to plummet amid heavy flooding nationwide

The rain has mostly stopped, but the flood risk isn’t over yet – especially for parts of the Midlands, Lincolnshire and the River Thames, where flooding is expected until Monday. And now temperatures are plummeting, prompting a yellow cold weather alert for England through to Friday.

Almost every river is at exceptionally high levels after days of heavy rain, which have flooded more than 1,800 properties