Met Office issues Yellow alerts, thunderstorms to batter U.K.

Published on : Monday, June 24, 2019

Travel disruption and flash flooding will hit the UK as intense downpour are expected as per the Met Office whose weather warning map shows that almost the entire country be be under the weather warning for 24 hours and some areas for 48 hours.


The rain will not bring cold with it as the temperature will soar into the 20s creating a feeling of humidity, however, the country will experience wet weather.


Large cumulonimbus clouds are expected to form due to rising temperatures coupled with low pressures. The clouds are dense, towering vertically forming from water vapour being carried by the powerful upward air currents.


The clouds may also be referred to as thunderheads if seen during a storm.After dry and sunny weather experienced in much of Britain yesterday the storms will arrive tonight.


In the southwest extending north in other western and central parts showery rain are expected. Other areas will remain dry and bright with hazy sunshine.Across eastern Scotland it will turn murky and further south it will get drier with a thundery rain.




Apart the yellow weather warning on its website, the Met Office said that the thunderstorms may develop bringing torrential rain and lightning, with possible flooding and disruption to travel.



There might be damage to some building and homes and businesses could be flooded quickly, chances of fast flowing or deep floodwater causing danger to life was high.


Travel delays, train and bus services cancellations are likely to occurs if hit but flooding or lightning strikes.There might be road closures and difficult driving conditions due to spray and sudden flooding.


Chances of power cut are high too which might lead to traffic chaos.From the very north coast of Scotland down to Land’s End the yellow weather warnings are in place.



Southeast is expected to experience poor weather on Tuesday but after the storms clear, the UK will be facing a hot week.

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