UK weather: Storm Babet claims seventh victim after woman in her 80s dies – as shocking footage shows extent of carnage | The Sun

STORM Babet has claimed its seventh victim as a woman in her 80s dies.

Shocking footage shows the extent of the carnage Brits are dealing with as horrendous conditions rage on for a fourth day.

Previous danger to life red warnings issued by the Met Office have now expired with lengthy clean-up operations set to start up and down the country.

And in the latest tragedy, a woman, in her 80s, has passed away inside after a flat after severe flooding. 

Emergency services were called to a flat in Chesterfield after what cops described as "a sudden death" which they believe was weather-related.

Heavy flood alerts have since been put in place for England, Wales and Scotland by the Government.

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The River Derwent, Derbyshire, has burst its bank causing chaos for those in the surrounding areas.

Three severe flood warnings have been issued – suggesting there could be a danger to life – around Chaddesden, Little Chester, Eastgate, Cattle Market and near Derby City Water Works.

The Environment Agency (EA) said deep and fast-flowing water carries a significant risk of death or serious injury as well as serious disruption to local communities.

Derby City Council said they are seeing record-breaking water levels in the River Derwent and warned that cleaning up after the floods could take several days.

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In Wales, one severe alert has been put in place around the River Severn in the Llandrinion area.

England is expected to be the worst hit area on Sunday for flooding as the Met Office issues over 300 alerts.

National Rail is also urging people to only travel if they have to – as major disruptions are expected throughout the day and train routes across the entire country are said to be impacted.

It comes after the devastating storm previously claimed the lives of at least seven people this week.

It was revealed a horror car pile-up on the M4 on Friday was weather-related, according to MailOnline.

The smash, which involved a lorry and four cars, killed two women who were travelling together.

Devastatingly in the hours that followed a teenage driver was killed in a crash amid the wet conditions.

An 18-year-old was also left fighting for his life on Friday night after the car he was travelling in smashed into a wall in a West Yorkshire village.

The Sun understands the horrendous weather conditions were a factor in the horror smash.

The collision involved a white Seat Ibiza which ploughed with a wall on Brow Lane at Shelf, near Halifax.

Cops on Friday confirmed two people had fallen victim to Storm Babet.

West Mercia Police said a man in his 60s had died in the storm.

He was found two hours after getting caught in fast-flowing flood water and being dragged under in Cleobury Mortimer, Shropshire.

Onlookers frantically called cops at around 10.40am on Friday before the tragic discovery was made.

He was the third person to die after John Gillan, 56, was travelling in his vehicle when a tree struck it in Angus, Scotland.

A 57-year-old woman also died on Thursday after being swept into a river in the region.

On Saturday, an elderly man and woman died when their car plunged off a 30ft bridge.

Horror photos show the car upside down while emergency services probed the scene.

It is not yet clear whether the tragedy was weather related.

The horror weather comes days after the Met Office first issued a red weather alert for parts of Scotland.

Dramatic pictures yesterday showed the moment before two men were rescued at sea by a passing ferry.

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The men could be seen gripping onto the sides of a sinking dinghy before being hauled onto the boat and looked at by medics.

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