Met Office weather warnings: Yellow warning as torrential rain to hammer UK THIS WEEKEND

Met Office yellow weather warnings have been issued for parts of England on Sunday, with torrential rain forecast to hit the country. The forecasters warn of heavy rain on Sunday morning, with the threat of flooding of properties and roads.

This comes after Saturday is forecast to be a rainy day already for much of the UK, making for a weekend washout.

The forecasters issued the yellow weather warning for London and South East England, from 5am on Sunday until 10am the same day.

The Met Office warns: “A further spell of rain, some of it heavy, is expected on Sunday morning.

“This will bring rainfall totals of 0.4 to 0.8 inches (10 to 20mm) quite widely with some locations seeing as much as 1.18 to 1.37 inches (30 to 35mm).

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“As much of this rain is expected to fall within a few hours localised flooding of a few properties and roads is likely to result, the latter along with spray may lead to longer journey times.”

Areas in London & South East England affected are:

  • Bracknell Forest
  • Brighton and Hove
  • East Sussex
  • Greater London
  • Hampshire
  • Kent
  • Medway
  • Portsmouth
  • Surrey
  • West Sussex
  • Windsor and Maidenhead

This comes as flood warnings are in place across England, Wales and Scotland this weekend. 

In Scotland, there are nine flood alerts and seven flood warnings.

Flood alerts caution flooding is possible, be prepared, while flood warnings state flooding is expected and immediate action is required.

The flood alerts are for Aberdeenshire and Aberdeen City, Argyll and Bute, Ayrshire and Arran, Caithness and Sutherland, Dumfries and Galloway, Easter Ross and Great Glen, Western Isles, Findhorn Nairn Moray and Speyside and Orkney.

The flood warnings are for Stonehaven, Aberdeen Coastal, Ardmore to Loch Carnan, Locheport, Baleshare, Lochmaddy and Stornoway.

In Wales there are 11 flood alerts in place currently.

These are for

  • North Wales Coast
  • Tidal area at Crofty
  • Wye Estuary in Monmouthshire
  • Use Estuary
  • Swansea Bay and the Gower Coast
  • Carmarthenshire Coast
  • Pembrokeshire Coast
  • Ceredigion coast between Clarach and Cardigan

There are five flood warnings and 38 flood alerts across England today.

The five flood warnings in place for

  • Beaulieu
  • Bosham and West Itchenor
  • South Cornwall coast at Mounts Bay, seafront properties
  • South Cornwall Coast from Lands End to Lizard Point excluding Mounts Bay
  • South Cornwall Coast from Lizard Point to Gribbin Head excluding Truro City

The 38 flood alerts in place are for

  • Christchurch Harbour
  • Climping Seafront
  • Dorset coast at Poole Harbour
  • Fareham to Portchester
  • Hayling Island
  • Hillhead to Gosport
  • Humber estuary from Spurn Point to Winestead Outfall
  • Isle of Wight coast
  • Langstone to Emsworth Harbour
  • Mansbridge and Riverside Park
  • Milford on Sea to Lymington
  • North Cornwall Coast from Chapel Porth to The Rumps excluding the tidal River Camel
  • North Cornwall Coast from Lands End to Chapel Porth
  • North Cornwall Coast from The Rumps to Hartland Point excluding Bude
  • North Sea coast at Bridlington
  • North Sea coast at Skipsea, Hornsea and Mappleton
  • North Sea coast at Withernsea, Easington and Kilnsea
  • Portsmouth
  • Selsey Bill to Elmer
  • Severn estuary from Gloucester to Sharpness
  • Southampton Water and Hamble
  • South Cornwall Coast from Gribbin Head to Rame Head
  • South Cornwall Coast from Lands End to Lizard Point
  • South Cornwall Coast from Lizard Point to Gribbin Head excluding Truro City
  • South Cornwall Coast from Rame Head to Plymouth including tidal estuaries
  • South Devon Coast from Start Point to Dawlish Warren
  • The Essex coast from Clacton to and including, St Peters Flat and the Colne and Blackwater estuaries
  • The Suffolk and Essex coast from Felixstowe to Clacton including Orwell and Stour estuaries
  • The Suffolk coast at Southwold
  • The tidal Deben estuary
  • The tidal River Waveney from Ellingham to Breydon Water
  • The tidal River Yare from Thorpe St Andrew to Breydon Water
  • Thorney Island to Bracklesham
  • Tidal areas of Littlehampton Rope Walk
  • Tidal River Avon at Bristol, Pill and Shirehampton
  • Tidal River Camel excluding Wadebridge and Chapel Amble
  • Tidal Thames riverside from Putney Bridge to Teddington Weir
  • Wye Estuary in Gloucestershire

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