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Met Office – Yellow Warning of Rain

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

Valid from 15:10 on Thursday, 6th July 2017 until 02:00 on Friday, 7th July 2017

Thunderstorms will develop across parts of England and Wales today before clearing by early Friday. While these storms may miss many places, where they do develop intense downpours are likely, bringing the threat of sudden flooding of roads, transport routes, homes and businesses. Lightning and hail may be additional hazards. Please note that this warning has been updated to remove areas where the threat of thunderstorms has subsided.

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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