UK weather warnings MAPPED: Thunder and heavy rain to hit UK – is your area at risk?

UK weather warnings MAPPED: Thunder and heavy rain to hit UK – is your area at risk?

Yellow weather warnings are in place for parts of the UK, with heavy rain due to hit today and into Friday. The Met Office has warned rain will become heavy and persistent with rainfall totals of up to 2.7 inches (70mm) expected in some areas.

The Met Office issued the warning on Thursday, with the rain expected to get heavier overnight and into Friday morning.

The warning states: “Rain will become heavy and persistent during Thursday evening, overnight and into Friday morning.

“Widely 30 to 40 mm of rain is likely with spots of 50 to 70 mm in places.

“These higher totals are most likely over the high ground of the North York Moors.”

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There will be a lot of cloud across the country, but also hazy sunny intervals.

Across Friday, Netweather forecasts a band of heavy rain, probably with a few thunderstorms, moving North to affect mostly across southern England, Wales and the Midlands.

Elsewhere there will be a lot of clouds, with a dull, misty start especially over East facing slopes of the Pennines.

There will be further showers ‘dotted’ about, with much of Northern Ireland, southern Scotland and the North of England starting wet.

Meanwhile, the best of the sunshine remains over Highland and the far North, with south England probably seeing a few sunny intervals later.

In the South temperatures will be warmer than Thursday, with a humid 21 or 22C is possible, with perhaps a few heavy showers developing across the Channel Islands and South of the M4 later.

Met Office five day forecast

This Evening and Tonight

Persistent and at times heavy rain will feed into parts of northeast England, particularly Teesside and North Yorkshire overnight.

Some rain for Northern Ireland, southern Scotland, Wales and central England but drier elsewhere. Breezy.


Rain over northeast England gradually moving northwards.

Further south a band of rain moves northwest with some heavy showers developing as it clears. Breezy again.

Outlook for Saturday to Monday

Warm with sunny spells and showers for most, these heavy in places each day.

Cloudy and cooler with murky conditions for some eastern areas, starting to clear northwards on Monday.

Published at Thu, 11 Jun 2020 20:15:00 +0000