The Met Office has warned that further heavy rainfall is expected across the UK over the coming week

Following devastating weather in parts of the country over the weekend The Met Office has warned that further heavy rainfall is expected across the UK over the coming week.

After a mainly dry day today rain is expected to move in from the west tomorrow and Wednesday.

The Met Office says improved technology means it can now issue weather warnings earlier, it said, “The Met Office and the Environment Agency (EA) are working closely together and thanks to the recent deployment of enhanced forecast models are able to give greater warning of severe weather and the risk of flooding to land and properties”.

There are currently 28 flood warnings in place, mainly across the Midlands and the northeast. Check the EA’s floodline for updates on your area or by calling 0845 988 1188.