Flood warnings in place today before 24C weekend of wall-to-wall sunshine

6/12/2020 1:12:00 PM

Flood warnings in place today before 24C weekend of wall-to-wall sunshine

Flood warnings in place today before 24C weekend of wall-to-wall sunshine

Low pressure is going to be 'sucking up' warm and humid air but also 'flinging downpours' across Britain, meaning a mixed bag of 24C highs and torrential rain

Britain is set for "another drenching" on Friday with heavy downpours and winds of up to 30mph expected - before it gets warm and humid over the weekend.Niamh Cavanagh Invalid Date, THE MET Office has issued flood alerts and weather warnings for parts of the UK as torrential rain continues to batter parts of the country.Pinterest Melgaco, Brazil Health workers ride a boat ambulance on their way back from visiting eight families that live without electricity in a small riverside community on the Quara river, amid concerns over the spread of the coronavirus in the south-west of Marajo Island Photograph: Tarso Sarraf/AFP/Getty Images.Niamh Cavanagh Invalid Date, THE MET Office has issued flood alerts and weather warnings for parts of the UK as torrential rain continues to batter parts of the country.

A Met Office yellow weather warning for rain remains in place until 2pm in the north-east of England, with a small chance of fast flowing or deep floodwater.As a result, the Environment Agency has two flood alerts in place in the Upper River Swale area and the River Esk catchment.3 Temperatures are set to rise over the next few days The initial alert stated that torrential rain would cause inches of floodwater in a matter of hours.Forecasters warn 30-40mm of rain is likely with spots of 50-70mm in places - most likely over high ground in the North York Moors.BBC forecaster Ben Rich described the forthcoming mixed bag of weather across the UK as "blue skies one minute, angry shower clouds and drenching downpours the next".The warnings run until 2pm today.And despite the rain - sometimes thundery - expected to continue through the weekend, temperatures could reach 24C on Saturday in the south, with plenty of humidity.But on Saturday afternoon, clouds will disperse and sunshine will come to the southeast of the country allowing social bubbles to meet up outside in the good weather.

The meteorologist said outbreaks of rain, including some "hefty showers", particularly heavy through the Midlands, England, Wales and north west England, "some thunder, lightning, large hale possible" are all to come.By Sunday most of the UK will experience and clouds with temperatures reaching as high as 22C in some parts.He explained the unsettled weather is down to low pressure."This swarm of cloud is going to be sucking up warm and humid air from the south - but also flinging downpours in our direction," Mr Rich added.“These higher totals are most likely over the high ground of the North York Moors.Friday is likely to see a soggy start for northern England and northern Ireland, with some rain in southern and eastern Scotland by the end of the day.Northern Scotland, however, is expected to remain largely dry and bright - if not a little little cloudy and murky along the north east coast.Met Office spokesperson Grahame Madge said: “June has started in a very unsettled way weather-wise, and we’ve got a continuation of that.Met Office spokesperson Grahame Madge said: “June has started in a very unsettled way weather-wise, and we’ve got a continuation of that.

But southern England has "another drenching to come" by the afternoon, though temperatures will be warm - 18-21C, with humidity rising into the weekend."Warmth and more downpours to come," said Mr Rich."Basically, what we have got is a low-pressure area that is centred to the south of the UK, and that is bringing a flow of conditions coming in across the North Sea.UK 5 day weather forecast Today: Rain, often heavy, affecting northern England, moving into southern and eastern Scotland.Some spells of sunshine elsewhere, but showers and also longer spells of rain in the south." Most read in News Woman makes home unsellable after 30 years decorating and you'll see why SUMMER'S BACK 26C scorcher this weekend starts eight day mini-heatwave after rain storms Exclusive JK Rowling's abusive ex-husband admits slapping her & says 'I'm not sorry' STUCK AT HOME Schools WON'T open for kids of key workers over summer holidays, No10 says SCHOOL'S OUT Kids 'may not go back to school until February' as scientists fear winter wave CLASH BARRIER Fury as Churchill and Cenotaph BOARDED UP as Sadiq surrenders to protesters He added: “These conditions will be lasting over the next few days, certainly up to and including the weekend.Warmer, but cool under persistent low cloud near some North Sea coasts.Long-range Met Office forecasts show the torrential rain may define the first two weeks of June.

Tonight: Showers and also some longer spells of rain moving north, risk of thunder in the south and east.In their latest forecast, which covers June 15 to 24, the Met Office said "largely dry" conditions would turn to showers and thunder.Extensive low cloud, hill and coastal fog in the east.Saturday: Most places having some warm and sunny spells, but also some heavy showers around, particularly in the north and west." 3 Rain is set to batter parts of the country for the first half of today Credit: Alamy Live News But sunshine will return to most of the UK by Saturday Credit: Alamy Live News.Cooler, dull and misty near some North Sea coasts.Outlook for Sunday to Tuesday: Cool and cloudy along some east and northeast coasts with mist and drizzle.

Sunny spells and showers elsewhere, locally heavy with a risk of thunder..

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