Flooding risk as 18 hours of rain forecast for Derbyshire

More flooding could be in store as th eMet Office issues a yellow weather warning for rain.

Sunday, 24th November 2019, 9:05 am
Updated Sunday, 24th November 2019, 9:06 am

The yellow weather warning for rain is in place from the Met Office from midnight on Wednesday November 27 to 6pm.

In a statement on its website about the Wednesday warning a Met Office expert said: "Further heavy rain is possible on Wednesday with a risk of flooding.

"Spray and flooding could lead to difficult driving conditions and some road closures.

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Flooding caused serious damage and a fatality in Derbyshire.

"Where flooding occurs, there is a slight chance of delays or cancellations to train and bus services.

"There is a small chance that homes and businesses could be flooded, causing damage to some buildings.

"There is a small chance that some communities become cut off by flooded roads.

There is a small chance of fast flowing or deep floodwater causing danger to life."