Heavy rain ahead of Christmas week
Author: Press Office
12:25 (UTC) on Wed 18 Dec 2019
It’s going to turn less cold and more unsettled this week as a low-pressure system moves across the UK, bringing spells of wet and windy weather to many.
Met Office Chief Meteorologist Paul Gundersen said: "Bands of heavy rain will push across southern parts of the UK on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, with the potential for 60-90mm of rain falling over the course of a few days, it’s quite likely we’ll see some impacts such as flooding and tricky driving conditions."
Looking further ahead to Christmas week, Chief Meteorologist Paul Gundersen continued: “At the moment there are signs for a drier, quieter spell of weather just in time for the Christmas period, with the potential for colder temperatures making things feel a little more festive.”
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