As it happened: Disruption as flood fears spread

Key points

  • More areas of Britain are facing floods and travel disruption after heavy rain caused chaos in the south-west.
  • County Durham, Teesside, North Yorkshire and the Conwy area of north Wales are among areas expected to be worst affected.
  • There are some 200 flood warnings and 300 flood alerts in England and Wales, and two flood alerts in Scotland.
  • Talks about flood insurance are at "crisis point" and could leave 200,000 homes without cover, says an insurers' body.

Live text


  • Alexis Akwagyiram 
  • Chris Summers 

Last updated 26 November 2012

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