er: End to deluge of rain is finally in sight, says Met OfficeRelief from the deluge of wet weather is finally in sight this week, the Met Office said yesterday. The band of wind and rain should ease up from later on today with occasional bright spells. Howev
er dozens of flood warnings remained in place last night.Two severe alerts - where there is danger to life - remained in the Somerset Levels A further eight warnings were in pl
ace in the South East and the rest in the Midlands, the North
West and the North East. In total 52 warnings remained last night. The Environment Agency has sai
d homes could remain flooded “for some time” despite river levels falling and the
country’s largest-ever pumping operation in the Somerset Levels. Forecasters at the Met Office
predicted showers will fall today across the south but the Midlands will remain dry with bright spells across the country. Weather 15th Feb 2014View gallery Meteorologist Mark Wilson said: “It’s looking like a much quieter week than we have seen in the previous weeks and months. “There will be some rain in many parts but it will be a fairl
y quiet week ahead with much less rainfall. “The heavy rain in recent days has been pushed across the country eastwards “For many south eastern parts in particular on Monday there will be heavy showers and thunder with some s玩时时彩以大赚小 now on high ground in Wales. “But by the afternoon it should be largely dry.” The UK has had the wettest winter since national records began in 1910.