Met Office issues urgent six hour rain warning hours after Storm Agnes chaos

Just hours after Storm Agnes swept through the UK – a new weather warning has been issued for rain. 

The Met Office has issued the new yellow weather warning today – which comes into effect from 8pm to 2am tomorrow. 

It will affect south Wales, the forecaster added, with up to 50mm of rain hammering the area across just a few hours.

Its statement added: “Heavy rain may affect parts of south Wales tonight, although there remains considerable uncertainty regarding the position and amounts of rainfall.

“There is a small chance that around 50 mm of rain could fall in just a few hours across parts of the warning area.”

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The full list of areas affected: 

  • Blaenau Gwent
  • Bridgend
  • Caerphilly
  • Cardiff
  • Carmarthenshire
  • Merthyr Tydfil
  • Monmouthshire
  • Neath Port Talbot
  • Newport
  • Powys
  • Rhondda Cynon Taf
  • Swansea
  • Torfaen
  • Vale of Glamorgan

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