Snow to hit as 140 flood alerts issued

Snow to hit as 140 flood alerts issued in the UK after Storm Aurore hits.

Storm Aurore left a trail of destruction behind in the UK. Many areas have seen flooding after heavy rain. The flooding has caused severe disruptions. People have even reported mini-tornadoes leaving chaos in their wake.

The UK is set to see another day of harsh weather. Snow is expected to hit. The Environment Agency has issued over 140 flood warnings and alerts.

Some people have reported discovering destruction in their gardens after mini-tornadoes hit.

Southern parts of the country have been hit with flooding. Roads and motorways were submerged. Cars were stranded due to the flooding. It is expected that some commuters could have issues today.

Scotland’s Braemar saw snow fall. Temperatures are expected to drop and higher ground could see more snow today. 43 flood warnings and 106 alerts were issued by the Environment Agency for England.

According to The Express, Alex Deakin from the Met Office has warned that temperatures will drop dramatically on Thursday, October 21.

He commented: “The changing wind direction will bring a colder feel come Thursday for most parts of the UK.

“Some places struggling to get into double digits on the strength of the wind, and that is quite a shift compared to Tuesday’s values, just 9C or 10C.

“These weather fronts are slipping their way southwards and wind is coming down from the north, introducing much colder air and it will be a chilly night Thursday going into Friday.”

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