The UK is plagued by persistent rain and temperatures are set to dip below freezing.

It comes as forecasters are forecasting a miserable ‘cloudy and drizzly’ start to the week, as another rain front drenches Britain as it sweeps over the country.

Torrential rain swept the country yesterday, and drier weather was anticipated tonight.

Wet and windy weather caused ‘very unsettled’ conditions elsewhere in the UK on Saturday, with temperatures in some mountainous areas expected to dip to -4C overnight.

In East Sussex, three people were forced to be evacuated to safety after they were cut out by high tides and four metre waves, the BBC reports.

Flood warnings have been issued across England and Wales as rivers threatened to burst banks due to rising water levels.

Tomorrow the Met Office warns of a return of heavy clouds, rain and drizzle.

Snow is also forecast to fall later on Sunday evening, in higher parts of Scotland, the Pennines and Snowdonia.

Met Office

The Meteorological Office, abbreviated as the Met Office is the United Kingdom’s national weather service. It is an executive agency and trading fund of the Department for Business, (wikipedia)

Environment Agency

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