Britain is braced for another turbulent week of rain, thunder and snow as seven ‘danger to life’ flood warning remain in place.
Met Office meteorologist Sophie Yeomans said while Sunday is forecast to be dry and sunny across the UK, more rain is expected to hit the country overnight.
Ms Yeomans said a weather system moving across Europe will cause a ‘fair amount’ of rainfall across England and Wales throughout the week, with a chance of thunder tomorrow.
‘It is going to be an unsettled week in terms of rain,’ she said.
Parts of the UK are still dealing with the aftermath of widespread flooding which hit towns across the Midlands and northern England on Thursday and Friday
Welsh mountain ponies graze on the bitterly cold landscape of the Mynydd Epynt range near Builth Wells in Powys, Wales
Many parts of Fishlake, near Doncaster in South Yorkshire, remain under 3ft of water from the nearby River Don and only tractors are able to get in by road
Road closures are in place surrounding the village of Fishlake, South Yorkshire, where a deluge of rain has caused heavy flooding, pictured this morning
Britain is braced for another turbulent week of rain, thunder and snow as seven ‘danger to life’ flood warning remain in place
The rain is forecast to reach Northern Ireland first on Sunday evening before hitting Wales and north-west England later in the night and then spreading across the rest of the UK into Monday morning.
Parts of the UK are still dealing with the aftermath of widespread flooding which hit towns across the Midlands and northern England on Thursday and Friday.
Several areas were deluged with one month’s worth of rain in a day and a woman died after being swept up in floodwaters.
Seven severe ‘danger to life’ flood warnings, all along the River Don in Yorkshire, remain in place today, according to the Environment Agency
Several areas were deluged with one month’s worth of rain in a day, affecting traffic in South Yorkshire and causing road closures. Pictured: The village of Fishlake today
The Met Office revealed that last night was the coldest night in autumn so far this year, while also warning about ice in Northern Ireland
The village of Fishlake, Doncaster, submerged under flood water yesterday. Yorkshire and the Midlands were among the areas worst affected by heavy downpours on Thursday and Friday
People living in a village cut off by floodwater say they are helping each other get through the crisis until the water levels drop.
Many parts of Fishlake, near Doncaster in South Yorkshire, remain under 3ft of water from the nearby River Don and only tractors are able to get in by road.
About half of the 700 residents evacuated as water began to inundate the village during heavy rains, but Claire Holling, who runs the Old Butchers cafe, said others chose to stay in the upper floors of their homes.
Some people spent Saturday in the Hare and Hounds pub, with other seeking shelter and company in the church, she added.
Residents cleaning up in Fishlake, Doncaster as parts of England endured a month’s worth of rain in 24 hours
Paul Croucher mops his parents’ living room after it was flooded in Fishlake as half of the village’s residents were evacuated
Helen Edwards hands out free bacon sandwiches to villagers affected by the floods
Speaking from her cafe, she told the PA news agency the pub and the Old Butchers have become the centre of a community pulling together to get through.
‘I just managed to get here on the back of a tractor and I live in the village,’ she said.
‘We’ve opened up and we’re making sure everyone has bacon and sausage sandwiches and a warm settee to sit on. It’s getting quite full in here now.
‘Everyone’s pulling together and making sure vulnerable people are being looked after.’
The Hare and Hounds was sending hot meals to people trapped in their homes and firefighters were in the village to provide rescue if necessary, Ms Holling said.
The body of Annie Hall, the former High Sheriff of Derbyshire, was found in the River Derwent on Friday morning after she was engulfed by floodwater in Darley Dale, near Matlock.
Met Office meteorologist Luke Miall told MailOnline: ‘Monday will be a mix of sunshine and showers with gales around coasts in the west with even a risk of thunder.’
Former High Sheriff of Derbyshire Annie Hall, who has been named as the woman who died after being swept away by floodwater
He said the rest of the week will continue to be changeable with spells of sunshine and rain throughout.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson visited Matlock on Friday while Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn met with flooded residents in Conisborough, South Yorkshire, on Saturday.
Ms Yeomans said rain warnings may be issued later in the week as rivers remain swollen, adding: ‘Some catchments in the north are still sensitive at the moment.’
Seven severe ‘danger to life’ flood warnings, all along the River Don in Yorkshire, remained in place on Sunday, according to the Environment Agency.
There were also 41 active flood warnings and 98 flood alerts.
Snow could fall in parts of Scotland on Sunday night and Wales could get a dusting later in the week, Ms Yeomans added.
The coldest night of autumn was recorded in Altnaharra in the Scottish Highlands on Saturday night where the temperature dropped to minus 7.1C.
A weather warning for ice was in place across Northern Ireland until 10am after frosty conditions overnight.