UK Weather: Met Office issues yellow flood warnings for parts of country

A weather warning has been issued by the Met Office for parts of the UK this Saturday.

The yellow warning could mean the country's facing a weekend washout, and will be in place from 6am until 11.59pm on Saturday March 7.

In the warning, the Met Office said flooding of "a few homes and businesses is possible".

Parts of the UK were left underwater after Storm Dennis hit the country last month.

Two warnings have been issued for western and southern parts of Scotland.

The two warnings could mean chaos for public transport in the region, with both stating that bus and train services will probably affected.

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They also add that spray and flooding on roads "probably making journey times longer" for anyone using the roads.

The Met Office said: "Heavy rain and some snow melt may lead to some travel disruption through Saturday."

A torrential rain warning was issued by the Met Office on Thursday as up to 30mm of rainfall was expected in some parts of the southeast.

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It comes as the UK is set to be hit with an icy snap this week, which could even bring snow in some regions.

Several flood warnings have been in place over the last few days following on from the "wettest February on record".

Last month's bad weather left hundreds of homes underwater after storms Ciara, Dennis and Jorge battered the UK.

Jorge was the fifth named storm of the year, after Dennis, Ciara, Brendan and Atiyah.

Storm Jorge officially ended on March 1 and the next storm which hits the UK will be named Storm Ellen.

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