Where are the alerts in the UK? – News 24

STORM Franklin brought flooding, high winds and new weather warnings.

Flood warnings are in effect across the UK from the Met Office.

The River Severn overflowed its banks at Ironbridge, ShropshireCredit: Pennsylvania

Where are the flood warnings?

Most of the flood warnings are focused on the Midlands and the north of England.

UK areas at risk of flooding


There are two severe flood warnings in the UK and they relate to Didsbury, Manchester.

East and West Didsbury have risk to life warnings on the River Mersey.

There are further flood warnings in Stretford along the River Mersey.

There are some advisories for the Etherow and Bollin rivers at Glossop and Little Bollington.


The River Aire has flood warnings on the outskirts of Leeds city centre.

There are further advisories for the River Aire at Esholt, Apperley Bridge and Shipley.

Although none of these warnings are serious, flooding is expected, so precautions should be taken.


There are many small areas with flood warnings outside Harrogate and in the Yorkshire Dales.

It is in many different places along the River Nidd and the River Wharfe.

Huddersfield and Wakefield

Outside of Huddersfield there are three different rivers with flood warnings.

The River Holme and the River Colne in Huddersfield have been highlighted as potential flood zones.

There is also the River Calder, which probably overflows at points from Huddersfield to the outskirts of Wakefield.

peak district

Popular tourist destination The Peak District is included in the risk of flooding.

The River Wye and River Derwent have a large number of flood warnings in the national park and surrounding areas.


The River Don, which flows north of Sheffield, has been identified as a potential flood zone.

South of Sheffield is also the River Sheaf which has the potential to overflow its banks.

From Shrewsbury to Cheltenham

Areas along the River Severn from the Welsh border to Shrewsbury and up to Cheltenham have been identified as being at risk of flooding.

There are places across the country that have already started to flood and barriers have been put up to prevent damage to buildings.

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