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Great Britain

BRITAIN was on flood alert last night as forecasters warned further heavy downpours were set to cross the country.

Days of torrential rain have already saturated many areas in a deluge that saw half May’s entire rain fall in just 24 hours. Up to an inch fell on Sunday alone in some parts. At one stage yesterday, 12 areas across England and Wales were at risk of flooding and were being monitored by the Environment Agenc

The wet weather follows the warmest April since 1914. Hard ground resulting from April's unusually warm weather led to the increased risk of flooding, as instead of seeping into the soil, the rain is falling into the rivers, causing the levels to rise.
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