Active Weather Alerts
Potential disruption due to thunderstorms
Issued: 12:06 AM Aug. 5, 2021 – EUMETNET - MeteoAlarm
Information on update: Extension of the warning into Saturday and including the Scottish Central Belt. Heavy showers are expected across much of the UK on Friday. Within the warning area these showers and thunderstorms will be slow moving and may cause localised surface water impacts. Rainfall totals will vary considerably and not all locations will be affected by the heaviest showers. However, where the showers do occur there is potential for 20-30 mm of rain in a short space of time and during the course of the day there is a chance that some places could see as much as 80-100 mm build up. For further details see https://www.metoffice.gov.uk/weather/warnings-and-advice/uk-warnings What to expect: There is a small chance that homes and businesses could be flooded quickly, with damage to some buildings from floodwater; Spray and sudden flooding could lead to difficult driving conditions and some road closures; Where flooding or lightning strikes occur, there is a chance of delays and some cancellations to train and bus services.