UK weather: Britain braces for more flooding as TWO WEEKS of rain sweeps in

Britain braces for extra flooding as TWO WEEKS of rain sweeps in from the Atlantic at present – with dismal downpours set to damage weekend and week forward

  • Areas of Wales, North West England and Western Scotland shall be worst hit by downpours throughout at present
  • Met Workplace says as much as 2.8in (70mm) of rain might fall amid concern over flooding and spray on the roads
  • Tomorrow shall be cloudy with rain for southern England and Wales, a few of it heavy on the south coast

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Components of Britain withstand a fortnight’s price of rain at present forward of what could possibly be a washout weekend.

Areas of Wales, North West England and Western Scotland shall be worst hit by the downpours all through at present which might see as much as 2.8in (70mm) of rain fall amid concern over flooding and spray on the roads. 

The Met Workplace has issued rain warnings protecting these areas till 3pm in Scotland and 6pm in Wales and England – though a lot of the nation will see heavy rain in some unspecified time in the future, particularly in southern England.  

Northern components of England and Wales will develop into vivid afterward, though the rain might flip thundery in Scotland. The night shall be cloudy with patchy rain throughout southern components of England and Wales.

Tomorrow shall be cloudy with rain for southern England and Wales, a few of it heavy on the south coast. Northern components of England and Wales shall be largely dry and vivid, and it is going to be sunny in Scotland and Northern Eire.

Sunday shall be largely cloudy with outbreaks of rain, particularly within the east, whereas western areas will develop into vivid with scattered showers within the afternoon. Monday shall be unsettled as outbreaks of rain unfold north-eastwards.

The Surroundings Company has 9 flood alerts in place for England at present – largely within the South West of England – together with another critical flood warning for the Winford Brook at Chew Magna in Somerset. 

This morning's weather

This afternoon's weather

Right this moment’s forecast is for heavy rain for a lot of the nation within the morning (left) and afternoon (proper) with 18C (64F) highs

Tomorrow's forecast

Sunday's forecast

Additional rain is anticipated over a lot of Britain over the weekend, with temperatures solely make it as much as 15C (59F) tomorrow

The Met Workplace warning for Wales and North West England states that ‘flooding of some properties and companies is probably going’, ‘bus and practice providers most likely affected’ and ‘spray and flooding on roads’ rising journey instances.

The Met Office rain warnings in place for the UK today

The Met Workplace rain warnings in place for the UK at present

It provides: ‘A band of rain will arrive throughout components of Wales, central and northern England through the early hours of Friday after which stay sluggish shifting via a lot of the day. 

‘Inside this space 15mm to 30mm of rainfall is anticipated extensively. 50mm to 70mm might happen throughout excessive floor of western Wales and probably the Pennines. The band of rain will clear to the South East by Friday night.’

The alert for Scotland says outbreaks of rain yesterday could be ‘adopted by frequent heavy showers which is able to develop into primarily centered throughout Lochaber, Easter Ross, Western Tayside and Northern Argyll’.

It provides: ‘Accumulations shall be extensively 20mm to 30mm with remoted 50mm throughout greater floor, this falling onto already saturated floor. Rain will clear southeastwards via Friday night.’

The typical month-to-month rainfall for the UK in October is 5in (127mm). The best rainfall yesterday was at Tyndrum in Scotland, which noticed 1.36in (34.6mm) fall. 

The highest UK temperature yesterday was 17.7C (63.9F) at Wisley in Surrey.