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Tag Archives: torrential
Thunderstorms bring intense rainfall to parts of England
This morning has seen some intense downpours across parts of south east England. They developed across parts of East Anglia in the early hours of the morning, with further areas of heavy showers across Sussex, Surrey, Kent and the south … Continue reading
Posted in Met Office News Tagged flood, flooding, hail, july, Kent, Lightning, London, Met Office, suffolk, summer, surrey, sussex, thunderstorms, torrential, weather 2 Comments
Evolution of Thursday’s thunderstorms
A series of intense thunderstorms brought exceptionally severe weather across parts of the UK yesterday, causing flash flooding and disruption in many places. As the storms tracked across the country our observation sites picked up some very heavy hourly rainfall … Continue reading
Posted in Met Office News Tagged downpour, flood, june, landslide, Lightning, Met Office, rain, supercell, thunder, torrential, UK, weather 4 Comments