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Tag Archives: summer downpours
More thundery downpours for some
Last night torrential, thundery downpours affected parts of southern and southeast England causing localised flooding and disruption to transport. The table below shows the rainfall totals recorded: UK rainfall totals 22 June 7pm – 23 June 9am Site Area Rainfall … Continue reading
Posted in Met Office News Tagged flooding, heavy rain, Lightning, London, National Severe Weather Warning Service, summer downpours, Thunderstorm Comments Off on More thundery downpours for some
Summer downpours on the way
The weather forecast for later this week is presenting a challenge for our meteorologists. All the ingredients are present to produce significant rainfall on Thursday and Friday, but complex interactions in the atmosphere make it difficult to say with certainty … Continue reading
Posted in Met Office News Tagged flooding, hail, heavy rain, humidity, Lightning, Met Office, National Severe Weather Warning Service, rainfall, Storm, summer, summer downpours, thunderstorms, wet Comments Off on Summer downpours on the way
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