Kent and Surrey brace for a month's rain in one day

Met Office warns of floods and power cuts with temperatures as low as 6C in Norfolk

Kent and Surrey could receive more than a month’s worth of rain on Monday, forecasters have said, as swathes of the country face a cold, wet and windy start to the week.

Strong winds and heavy rainfall were forecast for eastern, south-eastern and central England, the Met Office said. It is warning of floods, power cuts and damage to trees and other structures. Temperatures will also remain low with a high of 8C (46F) forecast for London, 12C in Manchester and 6C in Norwich.

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