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When did Storm Callum hit the UK and what is the latest weather forecast?

STORM Callum brought chaos to the British Isles – and it is not over with warnings of flooding in 15 areas.

Although the worst may be over, here's how long will Callum stick around and the latest forecast.

When did Storm Callum hit the UK?

The third named storm of the year hit Britain on the morning of Friday, October 12.

Winds of up to 76mph and torrential rain left more than 30,000 homes without power.

South Wales was hit by the worst flooding for 30 years.

Dozens of flights were cancelled and schools were closed as Callum barrelled up the UK coast.

Three people died, including Corey Sharpling, 21, who was hit by a landslip on his way to work in Carmarthen, Wales.

Two other victims died in separate drownings in Cardiff and Brighton.

And a mum and baby had a miracle escape when a tree fell on their car in Huddersfield, West Yorks.

The storm passed through South West England, Wales and North West England, with the worst winds recorded on the Isles of Scilly.

Gales of around 60mph were recorded in Camborne in Cornwall and Milford Haven in Pembrokeshire.

The Met Office issued a 36-hour warning yellow warning for wind and rain, warning that heavy rainfall could pose a risk to life.

What is the latest forecast?

While the Met Office said Storm Callum had "moved away" there was still going to be more rain today and over the next few days due to slow-moving weather fronts.

Rain is forecast to continue into Tuesday, although not on the scale of recent days.

On the afternoon of October 15, the Environment Agency had two flood warnings and eight flood alerts in place.

In Cumbria, Keswick campsite was expected to be flooded by the swollen Derwent Water, and flooding was possible on the rivers Lowther and Eamont



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Another covered parts of the Dee valley in Cheshire, the Severn in Shropshire, the Wye in Herefordshire and Gloucestershire, the River Mole in Surrey and the Ravensbourne in Kent and South-East London.

Natural Resources Wales warned of likely flooding i the Lower Dee Valley near Wrexham, and issued flood alerts for the Upper Dee Valley around Corwen, the Teifi upstream from Cardigan, parts of Pembrokeshire around Tenby, and the Wye and Monmow valleys in Monmouthshire.

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