Met Office weather warnings updated as heavy rain to bring flooding – MAPS

Met Office weather warnings updated as heavy rain to bring flooding – MAPS

An additional warning for wind came into place along the southeast coast from Norwich to Brighton which warned of excessive gale-force winds. 

The warning, which is in place from 7am to 5pm, reads: “Strong southwesterly winds will develop on Wednesday morning, peaking around midday before gradually easing from the west during the afternoon. Winds are likely to to gust to 45 to 55 mph inland and to 65 mph near the coast.”

Wind will cause many of the same problems as the rain, with delays to travel, and potential spray and high waves on the coast. 

Scotland will also suffer from heavy rain later this afternoon, as the Met Office levelled a yellow warning on the east of the country from 4pm. 

Published at Wed, 21 Oct 2020 10:27:00 +0000