Water ingress via door

I have had water ingress via both my front and back doors. What is the most common reason?
On both doors there is an angled piece, at the bottom of the outer door, that should dispel the water. Is that the likely cause?
On my back door, the metal threshold has a dent from when a cooker was standing on the threshold.
With storm Ciaran, this should be a helpful topic, is your door water-tight?

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  • grumbler
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    I have had water ingress via both my front and back doors. What is the most common reason?
    On both doors there is an angled piece, at the bottom of the outer door, that should dispel the water. Is that the likely cause?

    Lack of a rain deflector can be a likely cause, not its presence.
    Do you really think that it's possible to answer your question knowing only the facts you gave and without seeing anything?
  • sevenhills
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    grumbler said:
    Lack of a rain deflector can be a likely cause, not its presence.
    Do you really think that it's possible to answer your question knowing only the facts you gave and without seeing anything?
    Just looking for general advice really.
    Rain deflectors can be bought online, does that mean that some doors with them fitted already are inadequate?
    This isn't a new problem because of the storm.
    Here is a photo of both my doors, I do have a cat flap fitted to one, but I don't believe that is the problem, as both doors have leaked over the years.

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