UK weather: Dozens of flood warnings as Met Office forecasts blustery winds to hit Britain after Storm Debi chaos | The Sun
DOZENS of flood warnings have been issued after Storm Debi wreaked havoc on Brits this week.
This week saw travel disruption and power outages hit Britain for days as the fourth storm of the season swept across the country.
And the chaos is set to continue, with flooding expected to cause trouble for thousands.
The Met Office reported that today would begin with "cloudy and cool across northern and some central areas with showery rain", which is expected to clear later on.
"Elsewhere there will be a few showers at first, otherwise it will be fine with sunny spells. Blustery, with strong winds along some coasts," it continued.
"Tonight, rain in the north will ease and patchy fog and frost will form under clear skies. Rain and strong winds reaching southwest England by late evening and spreading northeast overnight."
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But it's not all good news – as the Government's Environment Agency have issued 17 flood warnings across England.
The forecaster have also published 99 alerts, indicating "possible" flooding.
Areas in Yorkshire, Derbyshire, Sussex, Dorset and Cumbria have all been slapped with advisories.
Land, roads and some properties may flood and there may be travel disruption.
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It comes after parts of northwest England and southeast Northern Ireland were hit with amber alerts by the Met Office – with 80mph winds causing severe disruption nationwide.
There are red weather alerts in place across Ireland until 9am as more than 50,000 homes homes and businesses are without power.
On Tuesday, hundreds of Brits scrambled to evacuate their homes over fears a 200ft crane could collapse in Leeds city centre.
Residents were told to leave their waterfront flats amid concerns were raised over the safety of a crane being used to build luxury high-rise flats.
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