In the wake of Storm Angus many areas across the UK, particularly the South West, Wales and North West, suffered under the fresh deluge of precipitation.
This was the scene in Manchester.
“Behind all the rain, across the rest of the UK, there is a lot of showers and some of these are heavy and thundery at times - these will gradually clear as we go through tomorrow.
“It will be a better day, but it is still going to be quite windy.”
Burkill said across the South Coast gusts of between 50-60mph could be seen with up to 70-80mph on the most exposed coastal parts, with 50-60mph expected in North East England with up 70mph on the highest grounds.
“Even though the worst of the rain is clearing northwards, we have still got some pretty strong winds to deal with which will likely cause some further problems,” he added.
Roads in Sheffield were submerged.
More than 72 flood warnings were put in place across the South West, the Midlands, North East, North West, Wales and the East of England by the Environment Agency on Monday evening, with a further 215 flood alerts issued across England and Wales.
A Stena Europe ferry which failed to dock at Fishguard at 12.30pm after leaving Rosslare, Ireland at 9am on Monday is expected to attempt a second docking at midday, a Stena Line spokeswoman said.
Police in South Wales looking for 69-year-old Russell Sherwood who disappeared during Storm Angus will resume the search for the pensioner on Tuesday, after fading light and treacherous weather conditions halted efforts.