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Met Office – Yellow Warning for Rain – Friday 19 September 2014

A Yellow Warning for Rain has been issued for rain for several regions including the West Midlands.

A Warning has been issued for the following regions

– Wales (Yellow)

– West Midlands (Yellow)

– London & South East England (Yellow)

– East of England (Yellow)

– East Midlands (Yellow)

– South West England (Yellow)

Heavy showers and thunderstorms are likely to spread from the south across some southern and western parts of England, and also Wales, on Thursday night – the risk then continuing through much of Friday. Many places will miss these but the public should be aware of the potential for isolated disruption due to surface water flooding, lightning strikes and hail.

Issued by the Met Office at 11:01 on Thursday, 18th September 2014

Valid from 00:15 on Friday, 19th September 2014    until 23:45 on Friday, 19th September 2014

For more details please go to: http://www.metoffice.gov.uk/public/weather/warnings

Plan journeys accordingly and check for travel disruption at   http://www.help2travel.co.uk/mattisse/index.htm  .  Take extra care when driving.  Further useful websites, telephone lines and twitter accounts, that may help you to prepare for your journey, are listed on our traffic and travel page

The Environment Agency and Public Health England have produced a Flood Leaflet titled ‘Flooding: Advice for the Public’ which can be downloaded by clicking this link: Jan2014_PHE_EA_Flooding Advice for the Public Guide

Visit our Specific Risk – Flooding pages for further information.

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