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Warning details for UK

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Description

Heavy rain is expected across parts of northwest Wales, northern England and southern Scotland on Wednesday before clearing overnight. Spray and flooding on roads will make journey times longer. Bus and train services will also be affected with journey times taking longer. A few homes and businesses flooded. Strong winds are also expected which could add to the difficult travel conditions.

Regions and local authorities affected:

  • North East England
  • North West England
  • SW Scotland, Lothian Borders
  • Wales
  • Yorkshire & Humber
North East England
  • Durham
  • Northumberland
North West England
  • Cumbria
  • Lancashire
  • Greater Manchester
SW Scotland, Lothian Borders
  • Scottish Borders
  • Dumfries and Galloway
Wales
  • Conwy
  • Gwynedd
Yorkshire & Humber
  • North Yorkshire
  • West Yorkshire

Chief Forecaster's assessment

Heavy and persistent rain is expected across parts of northwest Wales, northern England and southern Scotland on Wednesday before gradually easing during Wednesday night. Many places within the warning area will see 25-50 mm of rain, with around 100 mm possible over higher ground. Heavy rain will gradually clear eastwards during Wednesday night. There remains some uncertainty with regards to the exact location of the heaviest rain. Heavy rain will be accompanied by strong winds across many parts of the warning area.

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Yellow warning
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Description

Heavy rain is expected across the south and east of Northern Ireland on Wednesday morning and into the early afternoon. Spray and flooding will probably make journey times longer. Bus and train services may also be affected.

Regions and local authorities affected:

  • Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland
  • County Antrim
  • County Armagh
  • County Down
  • County Fermanagh
  • County Londonderry
  • County Tyrone

Chief Forecaster's assessment

Heavy and persistent rain is expected across parts of Northern Ireland on Wednesday. Many places within the warning area will see 15-20 mm of rain, with around 25 mm in places. As this will fall within a 6 hour period, it is likely to lead to surface water flooding.

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Strong winds are expected to move east across England and Wales during Wednesday. The strongest winds will finally ease from the SE of England around dawn on Thursday. Some delays to road, rail, air and ferry transport are likely whilst outbreaks of rain, occasionally heavy, will add to the difficult travel conditions.

Regions and local authorities affected:

  • East Midlands
  • East of England
  • London & South East England
  • North East England
  • North West England
  • South West England
  • Wales
  • West Midlands
  • Yorkshire & Humber
East Midlands
  • Derby
  • Derbyshire
  • Leicester
  • Leicestershire
  • Lincolnshire
  • Northamptonshire
  • Nottingham
  • Nottinghamshire
  • Rutland
East of England
  • Bedford
  • Cambridgeshire
  • Central Bedfordshire
  • Essex
  • Hertfordshire
  • Luton
  • Norfolk
  • Peterborough
  • Southend-on-Sea
  • Suffolk
  • Thurrock
London & South East England
  • Bracknell Forest
  • Brighton and Hove
  • Buckinghamshire
  • East Sussex
  • Greater London
  • Hampshire
  • Isle of Wight
  • Kent
  • Medway
  • Milton Keynes
  • Oxfordshire
  • Portsmouth
  • Reading
  • Slough
  • Southampton
  • Surrey
  • West Berkshire
  • West Sussex
  • Windsor and Maidenhead
  • Wokingham
North East England
  • Middlesbrough
  • Redcar and Cleveland
  • Stockton-on-Tees
  • Hartlepool
  • Darlington
  • Durham
  • Northumberland
  • Sunderland
  • Gateshead
  • Newcastle upon Tyne
  • North Tyneside
  • South Tyneside
North West England
  • Cheshire East
  • Greater Manchester
  • Blackburn with Darwen
  • Cheshire West and Chester
  • Cumbria
  • Lancashire
  • Warrington
  • Halton
  • Merseyside
  • Blackpool
South West England
  • Bath and North East Somerset
  • Bournemouth
  • Bristol
  • Devon
  • Dorset
  • Gloucestershire
  • North Somerset
  • Poole
  • Somerset
  • South Gloucestershire
  • Swindon
  • Torbay
  • Wiltshire
  • Cornwall
  • Plymouth
  • Isles of Scilly
Wales
  • Blaenau Gwent
  • Caerphilly
  • Cardiff
  • Merthyr Tydfil
  • Monmouthshire
  • Newport
  • Powys
  • Rhondda Cynon Taf
  • Torfaen
  • Vale of Glamorgan
  • Bridgend
  • Carmarthenshire
  • Ceredigion
  • Neath Port Talbot
  • Pembrokeshire
  • Swansea
  • Gwynedd
  • Denbighshire
  • Flintshire
  • Wrexham
  • Conwy
  • Isle of Anglesey
West Midlands
  • Herefordshire
  • Shropshire
  • Staffordshire
  • Stoke-on-Trent
  • Telford and Wrekin
  • Warwickshire
  • West Midlands Conurbation
  • Worcestershire
Yorkshire & Humber
  • North East Lincolnshire
  • North Lincolnshire
  • South Yorkshire
  • East Riding of Yorkshire
  • Kingston upon Hull
  • North Yorkshire
  • West Yorkshire
  • York

Chief Forecaster's assessment

Gusts of 65 to 70 mph are expected along exposed coasts and over high ground such as the mountains of Wales, the Moors of SW England and the Pennines. Gusts of 50 mph are likely more widely. Winds will gradually ease from the west during the night, finally easing from the far SE of England around dawn on Thursday. Outbreaks of rain, some of it heavy, will accompany the strong winds and will add to the difficult driving conditions.

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Yellow warning
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Description

An area of snow is expected to affect parts of Scotland on Thursday morning. Some roads and railways are likely to be affected with longer journey times by road, bus and train services.

Regions and local authorities affected:

  • Central, Tayside & Fife
  • Grampian
  • Highlands & Eilean Siar
  • Strathclyde
Central, Tayside & Fife
  • Angus
  • Perth and Kinross
  • Stirling
Grampian
  • Aberdeenshire
  • Moray
Highlands & Eilean Siar
  • Highland
Strathclyde
  • Argyll and Bute

Chief Forecaster's assessment

Snow is expected to develop across parts of Scotland early on Thursday. Snow is likely to become heavy and persistent for a time on Thursday morning before easing during the early afternoon. 2-5 cm of snow is likely for many parts with 10-20 cm possible in places, mainly over higher ground. There remains some uncertainty regarding where the heaviest snow will fall.

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