UK weather: More floods expected as forecasters warn of six weeks worth of rain to fall before New Year

Landslide alert for walkers as deluge mayhem mounts and six weeks of rain is expected to fall before the New Year Flooding expected across Britain, with 394 warnings and alerts out Boxing Day walkers warned of landslides on coastlines and rail tracks The South West, Midlands and Anglia at biggest risk from floods Seven inches to fall by Saturday on already saturated ground | UPDATED: 00:20 GMT, 27 December 2012 Walkers and holidaymakers were warned of a risk of landslides yesterday as the wet weather was forecast to continue into the new year. With many areas already saturated, the prospect of more heavy showers means there may be further flooding in the next week

Just a Mini problem! Car swept under bridge as owner tries to ford flooded river and rain brings chaos to Christmas travellers

Just a Mini problem! Car swept under bridge as owner tries to ford flooded river and rain brings chaos to Christmas travellers Families in Ystalyfera spend night in leisure centre after evacuationTonnes of earth crushed terraced houses in Pontypridd when wall collapsedWoman in Devon rescued by RNLI and fire crews after she was swept from her car Environment Agency issue 186 flood warnings and one severe flood warningRail routes under pressure as Christmas commuters try to get homeFirst Great Western advises passengers not to use trains in the South West Almost half of the expected monthly rainfall fell in one day in parts of UK Eleven families fled their homes in Wales over night after two landslides | UPDATED: 19:27 GMT, 23 December 2012 A 70 year old former Royal Marine has saved a woman from her sinking car after it was swept away by flood water and trapped under a bridge.

Philippine Typhoon Bopha death toll rises: More than 230 people killed

More than 230 people killed by Typhoon Bopha as gusts of 93mph batter the southern PhilippinesCentral winds of 75mph and gusts of up to 93mph hit the affected areas Destroyed homes, caused landslides and killed hundreds Rescuers have reached most areas, but have found it hard to reach some isolated communities | UPDATED: 18:15 GMT, 5 December 2012 The death toll from a powerful storm battering the southern Philippines has risen to more than 230, with hundreds missing in landslides and floodwaters, as Typhoon Bopha continues its destructive path across the island nation. Tens of thousands of people were left homeless after gusts of up to 150kph (93mph), battered the large southern island of Mindanao. Government spokeswoman Fe Maestre said at least 151 people died in the worst-hit province of Compostela Valley