The Met Officer has issued a severe weather warning of heavy rain and thunderstorms for much of north and east Wales. It says there could be flooding and travel disruption. Here is today's forecast. … [Read more...] about Severe weather warning issued for heavy rain and thunderstorms
Severe weather warning
Friday, 21 June 2019 - Environment by Tom Ladds - Kingsbridge reporter [email protected] Just when you thought it was safe to stow the umbrella away and reach for the suntan lotion, think again. The Met Office have issued severe weather warnings for the UK, beginning on Sunday, June 23, right through to June 25. The Met are predicting the severe weather will hit the entire UK, with the South Hams being impacted the heaviest on Sunday, June 23, and Tuesday, June 25. In the statement the Met said: “Further thunderstorms, potentially severe, are likely, bringing a risk of flooding and disruption to travel.“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.“There is a small chance of fast flowing or deep floodwater causing danger to life. “Where flooding or lightning strikes occur, there is a chance of delays and some cancellations … [Read more...] about Severe weather warnings issued for the South Hams.
The Met Office has issued a 'be aware' severe weather warning for rain in North and parts of Mid Wales. It says spells of heavy and persistent rain have the potential to bring flooding and disruption to transport in places. … [Read more...] about Severe weather warning of rain for North and Mid Wales
The Met Office has issued a severe weather warning for rain across the county today (Friday). The warning is currently in place from 2pm until 11pm whjen there will be a risk of heavy showers across Northamptonshire which may cause some travel disruption. Forecasters at the Met Office said: "Whilst some places will escape them, some heavy showers will break out during Friday afternoon and evening."Some of these showers will be quite prolonged, with a chance of occasional thunder."A few places may see 20 mm rain falling within an hour and some spots may receive around 30 mm rain in a couple of hours."Following a spell of rain earlier in the day, this may lead to spray and surface water flooding on some roads." Northamptonshire will be as hot as Ibiza this weekend as Met Office forecasts sizzling temperatures … [Read more...] about Severe weather warning issued for Northamptonshire
Wintry weather has swept across eastern Australia, bringing snow to areas as far north as subtropical Queensland. Australia's Bureau of Meteorology said the state had not experienced anything like it for four years. Severe weather warnings have also been issued for a 620-miles stretch of coast which includes Sydney, reports the BBC. People have been urged to stay indoors amid heavy rain and gale-force winds. Up to 5cm of snow also blanketed the Blue Mountains region, west of Sydney, prompting road closures and travel warnings. The weather bureau said strong winds along the New South Wales coastline had been blowing in excess of 55mph. Ferry services in Sydney Harbour were also suspended due to the rough conditions. June marks the beginning of winter in Australia. The nation has just experienced its hottest summer on record and recent extreme weather events including drought, floods and bushfires. Download the CoventryLive app Click here for iPhone and here for Android Visit our … [Read more...] about Severe weather warnings as snow falls in subtropical Australia