Risk of thunderstorms as Met Office issue yellow weather warning - The Worcester Observer
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11th Aug, 2022

Risk of thunderstorms as Met Office issue yellow weather warning

Rob George 30th Jun, 2022

WORCESTERSHIRE residents have been warned of the risk of thunderstorms and heavy rain today (Thursday)

A yellow weather warning has been issued until midnight with the June heat likely to trigger storms, particularly later this afternoon.

The warning covers a vast swathe of Western England and Wales with the Met Office warning thunderstorms and torrential downpours may cause travel disruption and, in a few places, flooding.

Spray and sudden flooding could lead to difficult driving conditions and some road closures, according to forecasters.

A dry, sunny lunchtime in Worcester will see a change early this afternoon with clouds bubbling up.

The Met Office currently forecasts a 50 per cent change of showers or rain between 3pm and 5pm and a 70 per cent chance of heavy rain at about 9pm this evening.

A dry morning tomorrow (Friday) will give way to showers in the afternoon, most likely between 2pm and 4pm.

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