Wettest day for two years recorded as rain soaks region

The Met Office warns heavy rain could cause localised flooding on Monday Picture: LUCY TAYLOR

The Met Office warns heavy rain could cause localised flooding on Monday Picture: LUCY TAYLOR

East Anglia recorded its rainest day for two years after a series of downpours across the region.

Forecaster Weatherquest, based in East Anglia, said that from 6am on Monday to 6am on Tuesday, 23.5mm of rain was recorded across the region.

Dan Holley, from Weatherquest, Tweeted to say that "makes it the wettest calendar day since May 17 2017".

He added: "It's also in the top five wettest days in the past five years!"

Despite a forecast of several days of rain, Tuesday was generally drier across Suffolk and north Essex.


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However showers are predicted to return for Wednesday, particularly during the main part of the day.

Temperatures are set to be around 13C.

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