UK weather: Risk of flooding as four days of Met Office warnings issued across country for heavy rain

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The Met Office's yellow weather warnings for heavy rain cover some areas that were badly impacted by the immense downpours brought by Storm Babet.

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Rain warnings are back in place in parts of the UK - kicking off four days of miserable weather as communities reel from the impact of Storm Babet. The Met Office issued a yellow warning for downpours in Scotland and Northern Ireland from midday on Friday, including areas hit by flooding last week. In Scotland, it covers Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Angus, Dundee, and Perth and Kinross.

has warned of delays between Edinburgh and Newcastle, while TransPennine Express and CrossCountry are operating reduced timetables. Network Rail Scotland warned: 'More extremely heavy rain is on the way. 'It won't be to the levels of Storm Babet, but it will affect the same areas with saturated ground. 'It will bring a risk of flooding.' Seven people are known to have died as a result of Storm Babet, including three in Scotland.

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