EXTENDED MET OFFICE WARNING: Torrential rain and storms are expected to strike the UK as the alert is expanded- maps
THE MET OFFICE has issued a series of severe weather warnings across the UK; but, will you be affected, and where will torrential downpours occur?
The Met Office in the United Kingdom has issued a number of severe yellow weather warnings. The weather warning was adjusted to begin earlier and cover a larger area, with greater downpours expected. On Monday, July 12, heavy showers and thunderstorms are expected to affect sections of the country.
The British public has been warned that a deluge of rain is on the way for several parts of the country.
After a hot weekend, flash floods and heavy rain are forecast to hit some coastal areas.
The yellow weather warning issued by the Met Office has been extended and will now be in effect from 10 a.m. to midnight.
Forecasters warn that “heavy rain” might cause traffic congestion and flooding in some areas.
The Met Office has issued a weather warning for portions of southern England.
On Monday, July 12, the weather warning will be in place from 10 a.m. to 11:59 p.m.
In certain parts of England, heavy rain is expected to create traffic disruption and floods.
On Monday, the warning was extended to begin earlier in the day and to include more northern and western districts.
“Slow-moving, heavy rains with occasional thunderstorms are likely to persist today,” according to the alert.
“This might result in heavy downpours in certain areas, with 20 to 30 mm of rain in an hour and possibly more than 60 mm in two or three hours.
“In the afternoon or evening, there is also a potential of more continuous heavy rain developing across portions of southeast England.”
On Monday, there is a flood alert in place for the Upper River Lodden in England.
Although actual flooding is not forecast, river levels on the River Loddon have risen as a result of heavy rainfall, according to the advisory.
More rain is forecast for today, which might result in flooding of low-lying roads and fields, particularly in the Longbridge Mill region.
Today is expected to be a day of scattered strong thunderstorms, however the exact timing and position are unknown.
As a result, it’s probable that river levels will continue to rise as a result of the rain.
The Met Office forecast for Monday predicts heavy showers and thunderstorms for many people, especially in the southern parts of the warning region.
The weather will be unpredictable. “Brinkwire News in Condensed Form.”