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Temperatures plunge to -7C as clean-up continues after ‘biblical floods’

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It’s a chilly begin to the morning as the clean-up operation continues (Picture: Rex/)

Overnight temperatures plunged to -7C final evening as winter begins to chunk throughout the .

Braemar, northern Scotland, recorded the bottom temperature of the autumn thus far and it’s set to get even colder tonight.

Saturday received off to a cold begin with the mercury struggling to get above 0C in lots of locations.

Rain can also be shifting in from the west and Northern Ireland, Wales and southern England will get showers in some unspecified time in the future at present, the Met Office stated.

However, -hit areas in Nottinghamshire, Derbyshire and Yorkshire are set to get a reprieve from the worst of the climate whereas the clean-up operation continues.

Homes are submerged by rising flood water, Yarborough Terrace, Doncaster, November 08 2019. A Severe Flood warning is in place for the village as river levels continue to rise. See SWNS story SWLEflood.
Homes are submerged by rising flood water in Yarborough Terrace, Doncaster (Picture: SWNS)
People being carried through floodwater on a boat on Yarborough Terrace in Doncaster, Yorkshire, as parts of England endured a month's worth of rain in 24 hours, with scores of people rescued or forced to evacuate their homes, others stranded overnight in a shopping centre, and travel plans thrown into chaos. PA Photo. Picture date: Friday November 8, 2019. See PA story WEATHER Rain. Photo credit should read: Danny Lawson/PA Wire
Residents in Doncaster are escorted to security (Picture: SWNS)
Weather Flooding BBC grabs
Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire and Yorkshire have been hit by floods on Thursday (Picture: BBC)

Met Office climate forecaster Marco Petanga stated there’s already snow on the hills of Scotland and Wales.

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He added: ‘It’s a chilly begin however there will likely be some sunshine all through the day and a number of dry climate.

‘Once the fog lifts, many eastern areas will have quite a nice day today with some sunshine.’

There are two yellow rain warnings, with one in place from 11am to midnight stretching from Moreton-in-Marsh, Gloucestershire, to Eastbourne and Portsmouth and one other from 5am to 8pm protecting Northern Ireland from Ballycastle to Newry.

Northern Ireland may see up to 50mm of rain on Saturday, Mr Petanga stated.

The rain will transfer eastwards, hitting Wales and central and southern England by early afternoon.

Mandatory Credit: Photo by Geoffrey Swaine/REX (10470087h) Freezing fog on a bitterly cold morning in Dunsden, Oxfordshire Seasonal weather, UK - 09 Nov 2019
Freezing fog on a bitterly chilly morning in Dunsden, Oxfordshire (Picture: Rex)
Mandatory Credit: Photo by Geoffrey Swaine/REX (10470087c) Freezing fog as day breaks at Dunsden, Oxfordshire Seasonal weather, UK - 09 Nov 2019
It has been a chilly begin throughout a lot of the UK (Picture: Rex)

The Met Office warned that: ‘Rain is anticipated to grow to be persistent and at instances heavy throughout elements of southern England at present.

‘Some difficult travelling conditions are likely.’

Temperatures are set to hit highs of 6C in northern Scotland, 7C in northern England and Northern Ireland, 8C in Wales and East Anglia and 9 in southern England.

On Thursday and Friday, Yorkshire and the Midlands have been badly affected by heavy downpours with nearly a month’s price of rain falling in simply 36 hours.

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The Environment Agency nonetheless has seven extreme flood warnings in place suggesting a ‘danger to life.’

Flooding Weather Picture: Met Office
There are two yellow flood warnings in place for at present (Picture: Met Office)
Sandbags arrive in a flooded area of Bentley, north of Doncaster, Britain November 8, 2019. REUTERS/Craig Brough
Sandbags arrive in a flooded space of Bentley, north of Doncaster (Picture: Reuters)
Fire and Rescue service members rescue residents trapped by floodwater in Doncaster, Yorkshire, as parts of England endured a month's worth of rain in 24 hours, with scores of people rescued or forced to evacuate their homes, others stranded overnight in a shopping centre, and travel plans thrown into chaos. PA Photo. Picture date: Friday November 8, 2019. See PA story WEATHER Rain. Photo credit should read: Danny Lawson/PA Wire
Fire and Rescue service members rescue residents trapped by floodwater in Doncaster, Yorkshire (Picture: PA)

The warnings are in place for the River Don at Barnby Dun, Bently, Fishlake, Kirk Bramwith, Kirk Sandall, South Bramwith and Willow Bridge caravan web site.

There are additionally 55 warnings telling folks to take quick motion in mild of anticipated flooding, together with 88 alerts urging residents to be ready.

Labour Party chief is due to go to flood-hit areas of South Yorkshire at present after Prime Minister visited Matlock in Derbyshire on Friday.

During the go to, Mr Johnson stated the widespread flooding throughout the UK ‘is not looking like something we need to escalate to the level of a national emergency’.

Mr Johnson stated the Government will ‘certainly stand by ready to help’ after the nation was hit by deluge of water described as ‘almost biblical’ by residents in Toll Bar, close to Doncaster.

A girl’s physique was found in Darley Dale, close to Matlock, after she was reportedly swept away by floodwaters.

She has nonetheless not been recognized.

An emergency service worker stands at a flooded road in central Rotherham, near Sheffield, Britain November 8, 2019. REUTERS/Jon Super
An emergency service employee stands at a flooded street in central Rotherham (Picture: Reuters)
Residents in Yarborough Terrace in Doncaster, Yorkshire, as parts of England endured a month's worth of rain in 24 hours, with scores of people rescued or forced to evacuate their homes, others stranded overnight in a shopping centre, and travel plans thrown into chaos. PA Photo. Picture date: Friday November 8, 2019. See PA story WEATHER Rain. Photo credit should read: Danny Lawson/PA Wire
Residents in Yarborough Terrace in Doncaster, Yorkshire (Picture: PA)

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The Met Office stated that Sunday’s climate was wanting ‘much better’ than at present, though temperatures are nonetheless colder than common for this time of yr.

Mr Petanga stated Saturday evening into Sunday may attain lows of -8C in northern Scotland.

He stated by the afternoon, northern elements of the UK would see temperatures of round 6C with highs of 11C in southern England.

Mr Petanga added: ‘Next week is staying unsettled and there’s extra rain to come.

‘There will be some blustery showers on Monday and Tuesday.’

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