Yellow Warning of Rain

The Met Office has issued a Yellow Warning of rain.

2016-4-15

Issued at: 0946 on Fri 15 Apr 2016
Valid from: 1200 on Fri 15 Apr 2016
Valid to: 2000 on Fri 15 Apr 2016

Warning Text:
Heavy, possibly thundery, showers or some longer spells of rain are expected to become more widespread through today, particularly this afternoon and early evening. Although some places will miss the heavier rain, where it occurs, please be aware of the possibility of local surface water flooding.

Chief Forecasters Assessment:
There are already some areas of rain and showers across southern areas, but as temperatures increase this morning, these are likely to become heavy in places, with localised downpours possible. Furthermore, as on recent days, the showers may well organise themselves into slow-moving bands of heavy rain, which may produce 20 to 30 mm of rain over 2 or 3 hours.

Yellow Warning of Snow and Wind

The Met Office has issued a Yellow Warning of Wind and Snow.

2015-11-21-2

Issued at: 0256 on Sat 21 Nov 2015
Valid from:0300 on Sat 21 Nov 2015
Valid to:1500 on Sat 21 Nov 2015

Warning Text:

A swathe of gale force north to northwesterly winds, accompanied by bands of rain and snow, will move south across much of central and southern Britain today Wind gusts of 50-60 mph are likely in places, especially near coasts, with 60-70 mph gusts possible near eastern coasts. In any one area, the strongest winds will last for only a few hours, clearing last from southeastern areas of England.

Additionally, some of the snow will settle this morning, especially on higher ground, but also temporarily at low levels, with a couple of cm in places. Ice will be an additional hazard.

Please be aware of the likelihood of some difficult driving conditions and possible travel disruption due to any of these factors.

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