Météo France: the latest forecasts from the Met Office
Large parts of the UK are under yellow weather warnings as a ‘plume of thunderstorms’ sweeps into the country from across the Channel, with parts of Kent experiencing flash floods on Wednesday evening.
The Met Office said a month of rain could fall in a matter of hours in storms, which are expected to bring hail and torrential rains, with the threat of flash flooding in parts of the east and southeast. from England.
Forecasters said Wednesday could be the hottest day of the year, but the sun didn’t show up. The Met Office said The independent a maximum of 29.2 ° C was recorded at Heathrow in London, 0.5 ° C lower than the temperature recorded at Teddington on Tuesday.
Here’s what the weather forecast for the whole of the UK should look like on Thursday, according to the Met Office:
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Flash flooding hit Kent this evening as thunderstorms move through southern England, with parts of the main street in the coastal market town of Hythe covered in water around 11:30 p.m., according to images shared by ITV News reporter James Dunham:
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Will rainy weather hit Friday’s England vs Scotland game?
The highly anticipated Euro 2020 clash between England and Scotland at Wembley Stadium on Friday night could be rocked by bands of “heavy thunderstorms”, forecasters said.
Meteorologists expect thunderstorms to continue through the weekend, with a yellow weather warning still in place for much of England on Friday.
This match will be the first time the British rivals meet at the European Championship since 1996, when England beat Scotland 2-0 in the group stage of the tournament.
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A reminder that the Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning for thunderstorms in central, southern and eastern England and Wales over the next 24 hours:
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Heavy showers, with thunderstorms in parts of Sussex and Kent, swept through southern England this evening, with outbreaks of rain spreading north-east, according to BBC Wales chief meteorologist Derek Brockway :
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More images of the stormy weather on the Kent coast earlier this evening can be found below:
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ICYMI: UK heatwave will give way to thunderstorms and hail
Earlier today, meteorologists warned thunderstorms would sweep through most of southern England and Wales to end a nearly weeklong heat wave.
Our journalist, Celine Wadhera, has the full story below:
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The storm cell pictured below is expected to traverse southern England this evening, according to the Essex Weather Center:
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‘Horrible night’ expected with hot and humid weather, Met Office forecaster says
Many people across England should expect a “horrible night” of hot, humid conditions accompanied by humid weather, according to the Met Office, as the country’s heat wave draws to a close.
“The rain will be quite heavy with up to 30mm falling in a fairly short period of time,” forecaster Simon Partridge told the PA News Agency.
“It will be a horrible night for many, especially when trying to sleep, staying quite hot and humid in London and the South East around 5-18C combined with the humid weather.”
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It appears that thunderstorms are now starting to hit the south coast of England, ending the recent long period of warm weather across the UK:
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