Met Office issues amber warnings, the second highest, and Environment Agency says parts of northern England face significant river flooding

Areas of north-west England, Yorkshire and north Wales, as well as all of Northern Ireland, have been warned to be prepare for heavy rain on Saturday after storm Abigail left thousands without power and closed schools.

The Met Office put in place a series of amber warnings, the second highest, while the Environment Agency warned that communities in northern England faced the risk of significant river flooding over the weekend.

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Source: Guardian Environment