Greater Manchester was hit with one of the wettest days in a decade.
Flood Warnings have been issued for many areas of the UK following heavy rains this weekend.
After the River Mersey burst its banks, streets in Greater Manchester were flooded on Saturday (5 February).
The river was overflowing near Didsbury Golf Course and Sale.
According to Oldham weather on Twitter, Bolton recorded 31.6mm rain within 24 hours starting Saturday morning. This was according to Oldham which stated that it was one the wettest 10 days in the past decade.
“We expect more rain over the next three days, but not as much as we saw this weekend. The Oldham Weather account also added that there was a dry spell at the end of the week and some overnight frosts.
A weather map shows that heavy rain fell in Yorkshire, Lancashire and Cumbria.
Four flood warnings were in effect for the River Ure in Roecliffe Caravan Park, Scarborough, Foreshore Road, Scarborough and Sandside, both Scarborough, as of Sunday afternoon. Hornsea is also near Hull.
Two flood warnings have been issued in Wales for Maesbrook and Melverley due to the River Vyrnwy.
The Environment Agency (EA), issues flood warnings when flooding is likely.
31 flood alerts are in effect across the UK. These alerts indicate that flooding is possible. They are primarily in the Midlands and North of England.
The EA has removed 12 flood warnings in the last 24 hours.
The EA issued a flood alert for the River Mersey, but a spokesperson told the Manchester Evening News that they believe the river has reached its peak.
According to the spokesperson, “Further rain is expected throughout the morning and into afternoon [on February 6th]”. Expect river levels to remain high today.
“We will continue to monitor and reissue the warning as necessary.
Avoid low-lying footpaths, bridges close to watercourses, and don’t attempt to drive or walk through floodwater.
Parts of the UK also experienced flooding. However, the weather is expected to improve in the coming days.
There have been some wintry showers in Scotland and England.
For snow north of the border, a Met Office yellow warning is in effect.
According to the Met Office, the most affected regions will be central, Tayside and Fife, and the South West and Lothian, Borders, Strathclyde and Highlands.
In some places, snow accumulations of up to 10-15 cm (4-6in) are possible.
According to the Met Office, temperatures will fall to around 1C this weekend. However, it will be colder in certain areas at minus 6C.
Four flood warnings were issued Saturday for Scotland, as wintry showers were expected over the weekend.
The Scottish Environment Protection Agency (Sepa), has warned that flooding could occur in low-lying areas due to strong winds and high tides.
Flood warnings were in effect for parts of northern and southern Scotland, including Ayr To Troon, Loch Ryan In Dumfries and Galloway and Churchill Barriers and Sanday In Orkney.
Six flood alerts were also issued for Ayrshire and Dumfries & Galloway as well as Orkney and Western Isles, Shetland, West Central Scotland, and Orkney.
Sepa released the following statement: “Overcoming high tides, surges, and strong winds could cause flooding to coastal areas in the coming days.”
“Sepa will continue monitoring the situation and will post updates if necessary.
“Remain alert and remember that it is your responsibility take action to protect yourself and your property.”