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Weather warnings in East of England

Today

Risk Low

Type thunderstorms
Time Jul 23, 21:00 → Jul 24, 23:00
Area East of England
english:
Heavy rain and thunderstorms will move into southern areas during Friday night, reaching south Wales and the Midlands early on Saturday. This is likely to bring frequent lightning, possible large hail and gusty winds as well as torrential rainfall for some. Where this occurs, perhaps most likely in central parts of southern England, 25 to 35 mm of rain could fall within an hour, with possible flooding.



Further slow-moving thunderstorms will develop by Saturday afternoon across southern counties of England, easing only slowly through the evening. Not all places affected but where they occur, a renewed threat of torrential rainfall and flooding, some locations seeing 30 to 50 mm within an hour or two. Lightning, large hail and locally gusty winds could pose additional hazards. For further details see https://www.metoffice.gov.uk/weather/warnings-and-advice/uk-warnings

What to expect: Spray and sudden flooding could lead to difficult driving conditions and some road closures; Flooding of homes and businesses could happen quickly, with damage to some buildings from floodwater, lightning strikes or hail; Where flooding or lightning strikes occur, there is a chance of delays and some cancellations to train and bus services; Power cuts might occur and other services to some homes and businesses could be lost.

Sunday

Risk Low

Type thunderstorms
Time Jul 25, 10:00 → Jul 26, 00:59
Area East of England
english:
Heavy showers and thunderstorms are expected to develop across southern and eastern England and southeast Wales on Sunday.



Some of the heaviest showers are expected to affect the southeast of England late morning after a period of early morning rainfall, before developing more widely across the warning area during the afternoon. Torrential downpours may develop in some places with hail and gusty winds additional hazards.



Rainfall amounts will vary considerably from place to place, but there is the potential for up to 80-100 mm to build up in some locations over the course of the day. For further details see https://www.metoffice.gov.uk/weather/warnings-and-advice/uk-warnings

What to expect: There is a small chance that homes and businesses could be flooded quickly, with damage to some buildings from floodwater, lightning strikes, hail or strong winds; Where flooding or lightning strikes occur, there is a chance of delays and some cancellations to train and bus services; Spray and sudden flooding could lead to difficult driving conditions and some road closures; There is a small chance that some communities become cut off by flooded roads; There is a slight chance that power cuts could occur and other services to some homes and businesses could be lost.

Source: Meteoalarm