Storm Frank becomes the sixth named storm of the season as rain and wind warnings are issued for large parts of the UK.
There are severe flood warning in place in Croston, Lancashire and a further 46 flood warnings in England and Wales and more than 60 in place in Scotland.
Heavy rain and strong gales have also hit Northern Ireland and Scotland causing homes to experience power cuts, flights delayed and problems on the roads.
In other developments;
- About 20,000 homes and businesses in Northern Ireland lost power overnight. Some 600 are still without power and electricity companies say more homes may be affected during the morning
- Passengers on nine flights into Belfast International Airportwere temporarily held on planes due to high winds. Two other inbound flights from Luton and Tenerife had to be diverted to Dublin
- In Wales, almost 900 properties in Carmarthenshire, Pembrokeshire, Swansea and a handful in Ceredigion lost power
- Homes in Ballater, Aberdeenshire, have been evacuated as the River Dee floods, with fire crews requesting boats to help them reach some properties
- A red weather warning has been issued for the Isle of Man, with up to 100mm (nearly four inches) of rain expected on high ground
- Winds are expected to reach speeds of up to 80mph (129 km/h)
(Taken from http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-35196493)
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