Forecasters have issued one other extreme weather warning with heavy rain set to hit the UK once more, after flooding brought on large disruption throughout the Christmas getaway.
The Met Office has issued a yellow warning for rain throughout southern England from midnight on Friday till noon on Sunday.
Up to 30mm of rain may fall whereas the warning is in place, with flash flooding and tough driving circumstances doable.
In England, the Environment Agency has issued 97 flood warnings, the place flooding is predicted, alongside 256 flood alerts, which warn flooding is feasible.
It comes after flooding introduced large journey disruption on Friday, notably throughout the south east of the nation.
A busy motorway was partly closed and several other rail strains have been blocked.
A extreme weather warning for fog has additionally been issued by the Met Office till 11am on Sunday masking most of Northern Ireland.
Forecaster Craig Snell informed the Standard: “For southern components together with London there’ll nonetheless be areas of rain passing in a single day.
“In the north it will likely be drier however there could possibly be some fog within the morning. We have gotten a warning out for fog in Northern Ireland, which may lead to transport disruption.
“Going into tomorrow there might be showers within the south from the phrase go, some heavy, some sunny spells. In the north the fog might be sluggish to clear and there might be sunshine and a few patchy rain.
“It all goes downhill once more tomorrow afternoon and night, with a band of rain reaching Devon and Cornwall within the late afternoon and dealing its approach via southern England.
“A yellow weather warning is in place till noon on Sunday. 10 to 15mm will fall broadly and there could possibly be as a lot as 30mm in some locations, and extra journey disruption is feasible.”
On Friday, The M23 was closed between junctions 10 and 11 in West Sussex for round eight hours after a close-by watercourse burst its banks.
Sussex Police described driving circumstances as “miserable” and mentioned there was “a lot of standing water on the roads”.
Devon and Cornwall Police mentioned flooding throughout the pressure space made “a number of roads impassable”, whereas Norfolk and Suffolk Police mentioned roads in each counties have been affected by floodwater.
Highways England urged motorists to adapt their driving for moist weather by slowing down, protecting nicely again from the automobile in entrance and easing off the accelerator if steering turns into unresponsive.
Train passengers have been urged not to journey between Brighton and Gatwick Airport on Friday morning, with a closely lowered service in place by the afternoon.
Network Rail mentioned heavy rain brought on important flooding on the Brighton predominant line, with water “completely submerging the rails in some areas”.
Southern, Thameslink and Gatwick Express providers have been affected.
A landslip in Surrey blocked all strains between Guildford and Godalming, disrupting South Western Railway and Great Western Railway providers.
No Southeastern trains have been ready to run between Maidstone West and Strood due to a tree on the road and a landslip.
John Halsall, managing director of Network Rail’s southern area, mentioned the mixture of one of many wettest autumns since data started with a month’s value of rainfall previously 5 days has put the rail community “under enormous pressure”.
Mr Snell added: “Going into the Sunday the rain might be sluggish to clear however there might be some enchancment within the afternoon and sunshine could start to break via. For the remainder of the UK there might be sunshine and showers.
“Monday might be pretty dry however one other band of rain will work its approach throughout southern components in a single day on Monday and into Tuesday.
“The early indicators are that Christmas day might be dry with sunny spells as an space of excessive stress strikes in. There might be wintry showers on larger floor however the possibilities of a white Christmas for a lot of might be very, very small.”