United Kingdom under threat of Thunderstorm, torrential downpour and flood

 Thursday, June 23, 2022 


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Met Office has issued warning of thunderstorm and possible floods across England and in parts of Wales for Thursday. Disruption to travel, torrential downpours and flooding may occur. The forecast has been done in the yellow weather warning sign. The warning is also applicable up to the start of Glastonbury which is located southwest of England.

Met office has stated that thunderstorms might be evident towards the afternoon and early evening time. The rainfall will be up to 40 mm in an hour for some places. While other areas might experience 40-60mm rainfalls at a two or three-hour span.

The forecast predicts that heavy showers might be observed on Friday and Saturday as well. A breezy and cooler Saturday is undoubtedly on its way. Aiden McGiven from Met office has stated that the thunderstorm might be a result of heavy showers in France that has been seen to move northward.

The exact location of the storm cannot be identified but the major areas of the country are most likely to be affected. The warning area has been kept bigger and might be updated later. The storm is likely to be accompanied by frequent lightning, strong winds. On excessive flooding, buildings might be damaged with floodwater.

The temperature in the UK has been 32C and 25C in the last two weeks. This being one of the warmest weathers the Storm might cool the atmosphere after all. The weather has been the warmest in the northeast lately.

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