Flood alerts as heavy rain and wind batter England


Strong winds and heavy rain are battering many parts of the UK and forecasters are predicting there is worse to come.

More than 70 flood warnings are in place, mainly in south-west England and the Midlands, with 147 flood alerts across England.

In Northamptonshire, people are being evacuated from holiday homes at Billing Aquadrome, alongside the River Nene.

Jeremy Cooke reports from Chew Valley Lake, near Bristol, on the flood-affected areas.

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