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Flood warnings in place as millions of Britons prepare for monster monsoon this weekend

Flood warnings are currently in place as a monster monsoon is expected to inundate millions of Britons and possibly burst river banks this weekend.

The staggering rain front will engulf most of the country on Saturday (February 12) and Sunday (February 13), moving in from the west before dissipating as we head into next week.

The Met Office has now warned that on Sunday a heavy ‘band of rain’ will sweep south across the country, ‘with showers in north-west Scotland’.

They added: “Strong winds are also expected, particularly around the coasts, and temperatures will be mild for all.”

Advanced weather maps from WX Cards reveal the full extent of this weekend’s deluge.



Millions of Britons will be affected by heavy rain this weekend

They show heavy rain in the North East and Wales on Saturday, which moves to flood parts of South Central, London and the South East on Sunday.

According to WX Charts, parts of the Northeast can expect seven millimeters of rain on Saturday, with eight millimeters likely for those who will be wet on Sunday.

They also estimate that snow will fall in the Scottish Highlands, with around 10 inches expected to remain on the ground in mountainous areas.



Flood warnings in place as millions of Britons prepare for monster monsoon this weekend
The rain front is expected to move from the west and dissipate to the south

With the onset of the rains, the government issued four flood warnings in England. He is waiting to see if that number will increase before the weekend.

They relate to the River Mersey near Bramhall, Stockport, Sale, Altrincham and Urmston, the River Severn in Shropshire, the Severn Vyrnwy confluence and areas around the Upper Derwent River.

For today, the Met Office says temperatures will be coldest in Scotland – where snow remains on the ground in places – and Northern Ireland, with the mercury hovering around 5-6C this afternoon.



Flood warnings in place as millions of Britons prepare for monster monsoon this weekend
Four flood warnings are in place in England

Moving further south things will start to heat up as highs of 8C to 9C are expected in the North of England and the Midlands.

East Anglia and Wales are expected to reach around 10°C, and south-central England could reach 13°C.

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