Met Office weather warnings for the UK have now expanded beyond the southwest and Wales, where a previous alert stated torrential rain would cause inches of floodwater in a matter of hours. The agency has now extended them north of the country, with potential damage to local communities.
According to the Met Office, people living in the northeast and Yorkshire and Humber will see a run of torrential rain today.
Both yellow warnings indicate the potential for building damage due to rising floodwaters.
They run from June 11 at 4pm to June 12 at 2pm.
The warning states: “Rain will become heavy and persistent during Thursday evening, overnight and into Friday morning.
“Widely 30-40 mm of rain is likely with spots of 50-70 mm in places.
“These higher totals are most likely over the high ground of the North York Moors.”