THE SUN may have shone on early Bank Holiday weekend events, but it's not going to last with weekend weather warnings issued for most of the UK.Despite dire warnings of a bank holiday washout, many Brits are continuing to enjoy warm temperatures as this week's heatwave clings on.The sunshine is fantastic news for those attending early Bank Holiday events, such as the Bournemouth Air Festival, where the Red Arrows performed.But, forecasters have said sunshine will soon give way to heavy rain and thunderstorms, issuing severe weather warnings across the UK.At 11am this morning rain warnings kicked in for Yorkshire, the Midlands, the east of England, the south west, London and the south east.The yellow warning, which remains in place until 9pm today, predicts torrential downpours and thundery showers.Officials have warned of flooding and travel disruption.The Met Office's chief forecaster said: "A frontal zone associated with very warm and moist air will … [Read more...] about Sunny start to Bank Holiday weekend… but Brits warned torrential rain and thunderstorms are on the way
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IT'S going to be another Bank Holiday washout as a wet weather warning has been issued for the weekend.Forecasters have predicted heavy rain of up to 50mm in some places across central England as a yellow weather warning has been issued for between 11am tomorrow and 9am on Sunday.Thundery showers will make their way northwards on Saturday morning, will heavy showers over the UK on Saturday and overnight.Met Office forecaster Grahame Madge said "Tomorrow we're going to have showery rain pushing north towards England and Wales with warm, moist air."A yellow weather warning has been issued as there could be some heavy rain, ranging from 25-50mm in some places." But it's not all bad news as the sun will break through just in time for millions of Brits to enjoy the last day of the Bank Holiday.Forecasters have predicted that Monday will be a "very pleasant day" with temperatures of around 23C.Graham added: ""Parts of the UK should be very pleasant, … [Read more...] about Brits soak up last of sun with Bank Holiday due to be miserable washout
MORE than 20 million cars are expected to cause gridlock on British motorways over the Bank Holiday weekend, as people work around rail strikes and a rise in people taking breaks in the UK.Warm weather and a surge in families choosing to take "staycations" means there is expected to be double the number of cars than there were this weekend in 2015.The RAC have predicted that 20.7m cars will have been used for trips between yesterday and Monday.Roughly 10.1million were used during last year's August Bank Holiday.Three 24-hour strikes will take place this weekend on the Virgin Trains-operated East Coast Line - one of the country's busiest routes.Motorways are expected to be the most congested on Saturday as five million cars hit the roads compared to 2.5million this time in 2015.Motorists on the M25 and M5 southbound tomorrow were predicted to experience tailbacks of 90minutes earlier today.An estimated 5.1million will take a holiday within the UK this weekend, according to national … [Read more...] about Bank holiday motorway madness expected with 20 million motorists hitting the road – DOUBLE last year
WITH bank holiday Monday now here, this is the essential info on the supermarket's opening times.This is what you need to know about Morrisons opening times for the bank holiday on Monday, August 28.Morrisons stores will be open as usual on Sunday, with some stores trading at different times on the Monday.Apart from a few exceptions, most stores in England and Wales will be open from 8am to 7pm on the bank holiday.The other stores will be open from 8am to 10pm on the Monday.To find out the opening times at your local Morrisons, check out the supermarket's store finder.As a bank holiday treat Morrisons is offering a Summer Barbecue Meat Pack for just £10, including British pork loin steaks, sandwich steaks, pork sausages and quarter pounder steaks and a 12 pack of Tiger bottled beers for just £6.The following bank holiday will be on 25 December - Christmas Day.Next up it's the Boxing Day bank holiday on December 26, and New Year's Day on January 1.The other big date … [Read more...] about Morrisons August bank holiday Monday opening times 2017 – what are the supermarket’s opening hours?
WITH a bank holiday now here, Brits can expect a day of rest, relaxation and confusion about supermarket opening hours.Here's everything you need to know about Asda's opening times for the bank holiday on Monday, August 28.Asda supermarkets in England and Wales will have reduced opening hours on the Monday, with business as usual for Scottish stores.But to be sure about your local supermarket's opening hours, make sure you have a gander at the Asda store locator.Asda has confirmed a few bank holiday special offers, including selected BBQ meat on offer at 3 for £10.Customers can also get their hands on selected 14in stone baked pizzas for £4, and selected wines rolled back to £5.The next bank holiday will be on 25 December - AKA Christmas Day.This is followed by the Boxing Day bank holiday on December 26, and New Year's Day on January 1.The other big date to keep an eye on is the start of the 2017/2018 school year - with many schools going … [Read more...] about Asda bank holiday opening times for August 2017 – what are the bank holiday Monday supermarket opening hours?