Heavy rainfall and more flooding forecast for week ahead

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More than 140 flood warnings and alerts in place as South Yorkshire villagers evacuate

Further heavy rainfall has been forecast for the UK this week and more flooding is expected as communities already affected struggle to cope.

Seven severe “danger to life” flood warnings remain in place in South Yorkshire in areas along the River Don. The Met Office also issued 41 active flood warnings and 94 flood alerts, and said a weather system moving across Europe would bring a “fair amount” of rainfall to England and Wales.

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