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The Met Office issues national severe weather warnings for the UK and the website is a channel for communicating these warnings. Below is a summary of warnings that are currently in force.

Flash warnings of severe or extreme weather

These are issued when the Met Office has 80% or greater confidence that severe weather is expected in the next few hours.

Region affected Warning type Valid from Valid to
No flash warnings have been issued for the UK.

Early warnings of severe or extreme weather

These are issued when the Met Office has 60% or greater confidence that severe weather is expected in the next few days.

Risk of disruption Warning Valid from Valid to
No early warnings have been issued for the UK.

Advisory of severe or extreme weather

These advisories are issued by 1300 daily as routine, though they may be updated at other times if required. They indicate confidence of expected severe or extreme weather. Early warnings and Flash Warnings supersede advisories when confidence levels are 60% or greater.

Risk of disruption Warning Valid
No advisories have been issued for the UK.