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Yellow weather warning - thunderstorms

Rain-warning

Heavy showers and thunderstorms may cause some travel disruption and flooding in places during Thursday afternoon and evening.

Between 12:00 on Thursday 11 July 2019 and 21:00 on Thursday 11 July 2019.


Whilst many areas will miss the heaviest rain, where heavy showers and thunderstorms do develop they will be slow-moving, bringing the potential for 20-30 mm of rain in an hour and 40-50 mm in 2-3 hours. Showers and thunderstorms will gradually die out during Thursday evening.

  • There is a small chance that homes and businesses could be flooded quickly, with damage to some buildings from floodwater and lightning strikes
  • 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 slight chance that power cuts could occur and other services to some homes and businesses could be lost
  • There is a small chance of fast flowing or deep floodwater causing danger to life
Temporary Road Closure - Broomfallen Road, Scotby ...
Road closure, Broomfallen Road, Scotby - July
 

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