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Get ready for yet more bad weather in the East

More of this may be blowing our way

More of this may be blowing our way

High winds and heavy rain will return to the East tomorrow, the Met Office has warned.

Yellow ‘be aware’ warnings for high winds and heavy rain where issued on Monday but updated today.

The rain warning said: “A new area of rain will arrive in southwest England during the early hours of Friday, moving quickly northeastwards and affecting many parts of the UK.

“10-20mm of rain will fall fairly widely in the Yellow Warning area, with 40mm possible across parts of the southwest of England and south Wales.”

The warning is valid until 6am on Saturday.

The wind warning says: “A further period of very strong winds is possible across southern and southeastern counties of England from Friday afternoon, overnight into Saturday morning. Gusts of 60-70 mph are possible even inland

“The public should be aware of the potential for disruption to travel as well as trees being uprooted.”

It warns of ‘huge waves’ along the south coast, driven by 80mph winds.

For up to date weather warnings visit the Met Office website

The Environment Agency still has flood alerts out for the Little Ouse and River Thet in the Thetford area and West Suffolk as far south as Bradfield St George, and River Waveney upstream of Ellingham, going as far south as Mendlesham.

For a map of current flood alerts and warnings visit www.environment-agency.gov.uk

 

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