Floods batter the UK after heavy rainfall

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Floods have battered the UK after heavy rainfall

Have you managed to get out of the house this weekend? If you did, you probably needed your wellies.

With flood warnings across many parts of England and Wales, it's definitely the kind of weekend to stay indoors.

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In York, water from the River Ouse spilled over the banks and submerged this car on Sunday

On Saturday one area in Wales saw a month's rain in 24 hours. In northern England travel was disrupted in with train lines and roads flooded.

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The BBC weather team have been sent some amazing photos of the flooding.

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Check out this flooded playground in Otley in Leeds.

Definitely not a weekend for a trip to the swings!

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In Pateley Bridge in North Yorkshire this park was also under water.

The weather conditions are expected to ease on Sunday, and the Met Office is forecasting a dry and sunny start to the week.

What have you been doing this rainy weekend? Let us know in the comments below.


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  • Comment number 7. Posted by U17094686

    18 Mar 2019 16:55
    It was hailing and the hail was as bog as a grown mans head!!!!
  • Comment number 6. Posted by U17578532

    17 Mar 2019 17:39
    no floods here but there was hail
  • Comment number 5. Posted by U17442159

    17 Mar 2019 16:37
    It's sunny where I live
  • Comment number 4. Posted by U17521753

    17 Mar 2019 14:25
    It hasn’t flooded where I live but it was hailing pretty badly 2hrs ago
  • Comment number 3. Posted by FootballBurritoMad

    17 Mar 2019 14:15
    There was ALOT of heavy hail yesterday!!!
  • Comment number 2. Posted by Majestic7

    17 Mar 2019 13:19
    The weather was horrid yesterday in south Scotland! Thankfully it’s cleared up today!
  • Comment number 1. Posted by TheFandomGirl

    17 Mar 2019 12:18
    The weather was kinda okay in London
    It was just really windy!