severe weather warning

Thunderstorms may hit the South West as hot weather breaks

Authored by Matthew Vizard

The Met Office issued a severe weather warning on Monday 22 July with thunderstorms anticipated in the South West in the next few days.

The recent prolonged spell of high pressure and heat is likely to give way to cloudier conditions with the risk of isolated thunderstorms or longer spells of thundery rain and some torrential downpours in places.

The Met Office said: "The...

Met Office warns of possible isolated thunderstorms and torrential downpours

Authored by Matthew Vizard

The Met Office has issued a severe weather warning for the South West today with localised thunderstorms and torrential downpours possible (Friday 7 June).

A 'yellow warning' of rain has been issued and the Met Office say: "The public should be aware of the risk of some disruption to transport through standing water.

"There is a risk of an isolated thunderstorm developing today...

Met Office issues severe weather warning as high winds hit South West on Thursday

Authored by Matthew Vizard

The fine, warm weather Plymouth has enjoyed over the last few days looks set to be replaced by cooler, wetter conditions and very strong winds.

The Met Office has issued a severe weather warning for South West England as unseasonably strong winds are forecast for the region on Thursday.

In a Met Office statement, they are describing their 'yellow warning' as follows:

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