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Flooding wreaked havoc overnight prompting a Christmas Eve clean-up for many households and businesses.
The Met Office said the rain is due to stop today, paving the way for cooler temperatures and frost on the morning of Christmas Day.
Alex Burkill, a meteorologist at the Met Office, told the PA news agency: “Christmas Eve night into Christmas Day is going to be very cold, with harsh widespread frost first thing Christmas morning.
“So it could be a ‘white’ Christmas in as much as lots of people are going to wake up to a frost.”