Merseyside warned of heavy rain on Boxing Day

A man with an umbrella in the rain

Through Boxing Day, rain will continue to affect parts of Merseyside bringing the risk of flooding.

The Met Office warn that the rain will be persistent and heavy at times, and could bring 50+ mm  of rain in places on Merseyside, as rain has been falling across the region since Christmas Day.

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Boxing Day weather warnings
Flooding has already occurred in places across Merseyside today and is expected to hamper some peoples efforts to travel.

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A forecaster at the Met Office said: “Despite continuing uncertainties in frontal position and therefore rainfall amounts, evidence suggests that rainfall may be sufficient to cause localised medium levels of disruption due to flooding, but with these more widespread and higher impacts likely to be seen within the accompanying Amber and Red Warning areas”.

The weather warnings are in pace from 11:15am to 11:45pm tonight.

In September this year parts of Wirral saw flooding as over a months worth of rain fell in 2 days:

This Boxing Day could also be one of the warmest on record as the mild weather will continue, temperatures are expected to reach over 15C


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