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Rain weather warnings

Very low

Limited flooding of low lying fields, recreational land and car parks may occur, but disruption to travel is unlikely. Take care when driving as wet roads and pooling surface water may make conditions difficult.

Low

Flooding of low lying fields, recreational land and car parks is likely, with a small number of homes and businesses also affected. Local travel will be disrupted resulting in longer journey times, and water on roads may make driving difficult. Drive carefully according to the conditions, and aim to avoid areas that are prone to flooding.

Medium

Some flooding of homes, businesses and transport links is likely, resulting in disruption to travel. Utility supplies and telecoms are likely to be disrupted, and some evacuations may be necessary. Be prepared to protect yourself and your property, and look out for vulnerable friends, family and members of the community.

High

There will be widespread flooding of properties, and due to the significant risk to life, evacuation should be expected. Travel and utilities will be severely disrupted - make sure you look out for vulnerable friends, family and members of the community. Above all else, take action to ensure your own safety and follow the advice of the emergency services.

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