Southport battered by rain and wind November 15th, 2015 jmr jmr Latest News Shares Comments Photo: Beresford Drive, Churchtown this morning, Sunday Nov 15. Southport battered by rain and wind as yellow weather warning remains in place Southport has been battered this weekend as almost 20cm of rain has fallen. A yellow weather warning remains until Monday morning. A frontal system is expected to become slow-moving across parts of North West England. Rain is expected to become heavy and persistent, especially over hills exposed to the strong westerly flow. Flooding is possible either from standing water or from rivers which have remained high after the large rainfall totals seen over the last few days. Photo: Kings Hey Drive Many parts of the warning area are likely to see 70-100 mm of rain, with some of the more exposed parts of north Wales and northwest England possibly seeing as much as 150-200 mm through the period. There is some uncertainty in the exact areas likely to be affected by the heaviest rain. As such, this warning will be kept under review to hone areas most at risk of the heaviest rain, and to potentially escalate to an Amber, should significant impacts become more likely. Submit News Contact us with your community, business or sport news. Phone 07581350321 Email firstname.lastname@example.org Facebook www.facebook.com/otsnews.co.uk Twitter www.twitter.com/onthespot_news Breaking local news as it happens, searchable archives with photographs, the ability to instantly comment on news articles – there are so many advantages to OTS (Onthespot) News. If you want your news read locally online then send it to email@example.com – relying only on the newspaper is to restrict yourself to an ever reducing audience. Related Comments comments!