UK weather: Major incident in Isle of Man as UK braces for two weeks of rain in an hour | Weather News | Sky News

Glenn Road in Laxey, Isle of Man (L) and rescue workers save a driver in trouble in Derbyshire
Image: Glenn Road in Laxey, Isle of Man (L) and rescue workers save a driver in trouble in Derbyshire

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Key points:

  • Severe warning for heavy rain in place in Wales, southern England, the Midlands, East Anglia and parts of Scotland
  • Areas further south to be worse affected as band of thunderstorms sweep across England and Wales
  • ‘Major incident’ in Isle of Man as three people reported trapped in houses due to severe flooding
  • Flash flooding is causing disruption for motorists and rail passengers
  • Some areas expected to receive the equivalent of two weeks worth of rain in less than an hour

Source: news.sky.com