Rainfall across the UK is already above the national average for August, with more on its way ahead of a heatwave this weekend.
Heavy downpours have started to lash parts of the UK on a day where almost a month’s worth of rain is forecast to fall in some areas.
Heavy downpours on Monday will herald the start of an “unsettled” week of wind and rain, according to the Met Office.
Parts of Scotland and northern England could see two weeks’ worth of rainfall today while the rest of the UK surveys the damage caused by recent heavy winds.
More than 70mm of rain fell in Cumbria on Saturday as the country was struck by unseasonable heavy rain and strong winds.
Flooded tracks have forced train operators to cancel services between Cumbria and Scotland in a day of disruption on the rail network caused by strong winds and heavy rain.
Travellers have been hit by widespread disruption as rail operators across the country battled hazards caused by wet and windy conditions.
Weather warnings have been issued for much of the UK, leading to the cancellation of large-scale weekend events.
A yellow weather warning for thunderstorms has been issued for parts of the north and north-east.
WEATHER WARNING: North of Scotland braced for more flooding with ‘unseasonably strong winds and heavy rain’ forecast
Scotland is on flood alert as heavy rain lashes large parts of the country.
Wet weather caused hazardous driving conditions in parts of the UK on Friday morning.
Warnings for rain and wind come into force across nearly all of the UK on Friday as unseasonal weather causes widespread disruption.
Rail passengers have faced severe disruption between Edinburgh and Glasgow as firefighters drain a flooded tunnel.
Boardmasters music festival has been cancelled due to warnings of severe weather conditions, organisers said.
July was the warmest month on record worldwide, but only by a fraction, new figures show.
Thunderstorms could bring further misery to parts of the UK already affected by widespread flooding.
A flood alert has been issued as heavy and thundery showers develop over Scottish skies.
Members of the public are being asked to send in their suggestions for names for next season’s storms.
The Met Office has warned that thunderstorms and severe weather across much of the UK could cause flooding in some areas.
The Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning for further thunderstorms and a likely chance of flooding across the north of Scotland.
The Met Office has extended a yellow severe weather warning for thunderstorms to cover the majority of England.
A new temperature record for the UK was set on Thursday as a heatwave gripped the country, the Met Office has confirmed.
The Met office has issued a yellow weather warning for parts of the Highlands this afternoon.
Flooding is expected overnight in the Greater Manchester area, residents have been warned.
People in the north and north-east have soaked up the sunny spells in recent days, but the heatwave might not last much longer.
Commuters are enduring chaos and disruption on the railways as the UK swelters on its hottest July day on record.
The UK has seen its hottest July day and second hottest day on record as the mercury hit 38.1C, the Met Office said.
Temperatures have already climbed above 30C in some parts of the UK after a tropical night, as the country braces for record-breaking heat.
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Thunder and lightning is on its way as the Met Office extend warning to the north of Scotland.
Early thunderstorms in the north wreaked havoc for commuters yesterday as lightning disrupted train travel.
Britain could bake under record-breaking heat as temperatures could potentially climb to 39C (102.2F) on Thursday.