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Warning details for UK

Yellow warning
Rain between and Show detail

Description

A spell of rain, heavy at times, is expected and will be accompanied by strong winds. Flooding of a few homes and business is likely. Bus and train services will probably be affected and spray and flooding is expected on roads, this all making journey times longer.

Regions and local authorities affected:

  • North East England
  • North West England
  • Yorkshire & Humber
North East England
  • Durham
  • Northumberland
North West England
  • Cumbria
  • Lancashire
Yorkshire & Humber
  • North Yorkshire
  • West Yorkshire

Chief Forecaster's assessment

Spells of rain, heavy at times, will affect the region overnight and on Wednesday morning. The heaviest rain is looking likely to fall late in the night and first thing in the morning. The highest rainfall totals are expected over the northern part of the warning area where 40-50 mm of rain is likely whilst further south 20-30 mm of rain is expected.

Warning impact matrix

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Yellow warning
Wind between and Show detail

Description

A spell of windy weather is expected with gusts widely 50 to 60 mph and over the Hebrides and northern and western parts of Highland gusts are likely to reach 70 to 80 mph. These high winds will probably affect some bus and train services leaving some journeys taking longer. Delays for high-sided vehicles on exposed routes and bridges are likely and some short term loss of power and other services is possible.

Regions and local authorities affected:

  • Central, Tayside & Fife
  • Grampian
  • Highlands & Eilean Siar
  • Northern Ireland
  • Orkney & Shetland
  • Strathclyde
Central, Tayside & Fife
  • Perth and Kinross
Grampian
  • Aberdeenshire
  • Moray
Highlands & Eilean Siar
  • Na h-Eileanan Siar
  • Highland
Northern Ireland
  • County Antrim
  • County Londonderry
  • County Tyrone
Orkney & Shetland
  • Orkney Islands
  • Shetland Islands
Strathclyde
  • Argyll and Bute

Chief Forecaster's assessment

Over Northern Ireland peak winds are expected during the early hours of Wednesday. Over western Scotland, including the Western Isles, the highest winds are expected to be late in the night and early on Wednesday morning and thus coincide with the morning rush hour. By late morning and early afternoon the highest winds will be confined to the far north of mainland Scotland, Orkney and Shetland. Meanwhile, there is a chance that Shetland may miss the very highest winds, this particularly dependent on the exact track of the depression bringing this windy weather.

Warning impact matrix

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Impact matrix guide

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