Storm warning for weekend with hail, lightning and downpours forecast – MyLondon

Thunderstorms might convey lightning, hail and downpours to parts of The united kingdom this weekend…….

Thunderstorms might convey lightning, hail and downpours to parts of The united kingdom this weekend, following damp and disappointing circumstances for The start of August.

The Met Office has issued a yellow thunderstorm warning till midnight on Friday, overlaying Northern Ireland, North Wales, northern England and up into central Scotland.

A separate yellow thunderstorm warning has been issued For The identical spaces from 4am till midnight on Saturday, with heavy showers probably inflicting journey disruption and flooding in A pair of places.

Forecasters said some spaces Could be lashed by 20 to 30mm of rain over the space of an hour on Saturday after 40 to 60mm of rain fell in parts on Friday.

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Met Office forecaster Greg Dewhurst said: “The rationale For that is low strain is In cost of The united kingdom’s climate Inside the Meantime – it’s A very sluggish-shifting space of low strain, so it’s not going anythe place shortly.

“It’s Ensuing in bands of heavy showers and thunderstorms which You’ve seen by way of the course of Friday, and We now have seen flooding in places too.

“This Goes to proceed by way of the weekend, notably throughout the northern half of The united kingdom the place the showers Shall be sluggish-shifting As in contrast with southern spaces, the place it’s Barely bit windier.”

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Whereas there Shall be sunny spells Amongst The numerous showers, temperatures are set to be on the cooler facet for this time of yr, predicted to be in the extreme teenagers to low 20s.

Conditions on Sunday are set to be comparable, with further downpours forecast for central and northern spaces of The united kingdom, extra climate warnings anticipated and temperatures peaking at 21C to 22C.

Southern parts of England and Wales Shall be drier till later in the day, when heavy rain showers will transfer in for the night, Based mostly on forecasters.

Sunshine and further heavy showers are forecast for Monday however are anticipated to ease for a drier and brighter Tuesday.

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