THIS is the dramatic moment an Audi became stuck on a flooded road as hundreds of flood warnings remain in place across the UK.

The picture, which was taken on Sharow Lane in Ripon, North Yorkshire, shows a blue Audi left stranded after being caught on a flooded main road.

Earlier today the A684 near Morton-on-Swale was forced to close due to flooding leaving a van stranded in the high waters.

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The Met Office has warned that tomorrow will see further “strong gusts” and unsettled weather, before clearing to sunny spells and isolated showers.

Things will turn colder on Tuesday night with blustery showers - and a maximum temperature of 9c has been predicted for much of the day.

Wednesday to Friday could then bring further colder, and often windy, conditions with some wintery showers on Thursday.

The full long-range forecast for Friday, February 2 and Sunday, March 6 reads: “Friday is likely to be dry for many with sunny spells, however, there may be some rain in the northwest during the afternoon.

“The rest of the period is likely to see largely unsettled and changeable conditions. The north and northwest are likely to see the wettest and coldest conditions, with spells of rain and hill snow interspersed with periods of sunshine and showers.

“The south and southeast will generally be less windy and more settled, but there is still likely to be some rain at times.

“Overall temperatures are likely to be near average, slightly milder in the south and colder in the north.

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“Winds are also likely to be strong throughout the period, with gales or severe gales possible almost anywhere, but especially in the north.”


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