Merseyside issued ANOTHER weather warning as region hit by flooding

Merseyside has been hit by it’s third consecutive day of rain with the heaviest falling overnight and there’s more on the way.

Transport services, roads and parks struggled with the amount of water falling on already saturated ground this morning.

Central Park in Wallasey saw a large part of a public footpath blocked as water from other areas of the park poured into one area.

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Parts of the M53 near woodchurch was blocked due to flooding and some Chester and Ellesmere Port lines were disrupted on Merseyrail.

Wirral university Teaching Hospital said on their twitter account: “If you have an appointment or are visiting Arrowe Park Hospital this morning, please be aware that there is significant travel disruption at the M53 J3 exit (Woodchurch Road) due to flooding.

“Please use alternative routes and leave extra time for your journey.”

The Met Office have issued further weather warnings for rain as more flooding could be expected.

Merseyside continues to be on a weather warning through Wednesday with more rain expected through Thursday that could result in more flooding.

The Met Office say: “Some heavy rain is expected to persist into early Thursday morning and, given recent very wet weather, may cause flooding in a few places.

“Mostly 10 to 20 mm of rain is expected early Thursday, though in a few places 30 to 40 mm is possible, most likely over high ground in northeastern Wales.”

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