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UK weather: Met Office issue 12-hour thunderstorm warning for wild washout weekend

Millions of Brits will be lashed with torrential rain in a washout weekend, according to the latest weather reports.

According to the Met Office, Sunday will be a rainy and miserable day.

The weather alert will be in effect for 12 hours and will end at midnight.

Severe downpours may cause flooding and disruption to transport.

There may be flooding in some areas and roads closed.

The warning covers almost all of England, including London, Newcastle, Yorkshire, London and Kent.



Millions of Brits will be hit with torrential downpours
Millions of Brits will be hit with torrential downpours

Areas of East of England, such as Cambridgeshire, Hertfordshire, and eastern parts of Essex are also at risk of dreaded downpours.

The storms are unlikely to affect the UK’s western and southwest regions, along with Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland.

Due to the large alert area, millions of Brits could still be affected by torrential rains and wild weather.



Flooding in local areas and damage to homes and businesses could cause issues
Flooding in local areas and damage to homes and businesses could cause issues

The adverse weather is not expected to stick around for Monday but there may be more showers.

The weekend forecast shows that Scotland experienced heavy rain on Friday night and it will continue to drizzle into Monday. The lashing could return later, though, in the form scattered showers.

Saturday will be brighter, with sunny forecasts and dry conditions in other parts of the country.



Most of England is included in the large weather warning from the Met Office
Most of England is included in the large weather warning from the Met Office

The miserable bands of rain on Sunday will likely spread in places on Monday and Tuesday, accompanied by strong gusts swooping in from the northwest.

According to the Met Office long range forecast, the second week of next week doesn’t look very bright. Wednesday, Thursday and Friday are at risk for more rain.

This warning comes after Brits were treated to scorching temperatures of 24C with two days of sunshine.

The UK was more hot than Spain, Portugal and Madrid.

Brits could enjoy the last heat wave of summer, as the skies turned bright blue.

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UK weather: Met Office issue 12-hour thunderstorm warning for wild washout weekend
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