Level 3 - Heatwave Action
There is a 90 % probability of Heat-Health Alert criteria being met between 0000 on Tuesday 20 July and 0900 on Thursday 22 July in parts of England.
The Met Office has just increased the heat health alert for the East Midlands from Level 2 to Level 3 from 0000 tomorrow (Tuesday) until 0900 on Thursday: MET OFFICE
The settled period of weather is expected to continue through much of the coming week.... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 19 Jul 2021 12:21 by Rebecca
MET Office Issues Yellow Weather Warning - Heavy Rain expected to bring some disruption
Heavy rain will push north and west across the UK, clearing from much of southeast England by Saturday afternoon.
However, it is expected to remain heavy and persistent throughout Saturday and into mid-Sunday across the country. This is likely to bring flooding and some disruption to travel.
For the latest forecasts and weather warnings visit Met Office
Posted: Sat, 03 Oct 2020 09:06 by Rebecca
Storm Francis triggers Amber wind warning
Yesterday's Yellow Weather Warning has now been escalated to an AMBER warning for WINDS from 2pm today until 10pm this evening.
This updated warning comes with a MEDIUM likelihood of MEDIUM impacts which means that:
- Longer journey times and cancellations likely, as road, rail, air and ferry services may be affected
- Some roads and bridges likely to close
- There is a good chance that power cuts may occur,... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 25 Aug 2020 15:50 by Rebecca
MET Office Issues Yellow Weather Warning - Strong Winds on Tuesday & Wednesday
Storm Francis will bring some very strong winds leading to disruption to travel and power supplies along with potential damage to trees.
What to expect
- Injuries and danger to life from flying debris are possible
- Some damage to buildings, such as tiles blown from roofs, could happen
- Road, rail, air and ferry services may be affected, with longer journey times and cancellations possible
- Some roads... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 24 Aug 2020 17:01 by Rebecca
MET Office issues Yellow Warning for Wind Today - Risk of Heavy Rain and More Strong Winds Next Week
With further gusts to speeds of around 50mph, the Yellow Warning for Wind remains in place for all parts of the East Midlands until 1800 today. This warning still brings a Medium Likelihood of Low Impacts, which means that:
- some delays to road, rail, air and ferry transport are likely
- probably some bus and train services affected, with some journeys taking longer
- delays for high-sided vehicles on exposed... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 21 Aug 2020 16:02 by Rebecca
Met Office issues Level 3 Heat Health Alert
Met Office issues Level 3 Heat Health Alert for the rest of Thursday 25 June until around 21:00pm on Friday 26 June.
Look out for others, especially:
- Older People
- Younger Children/babies; and
- Those with underlying health problems
Advice on how to reduce the risk can be obtained from Heatwave Plan for England
Overnight some areas will develop thunderstorms with the first rumblings to be heard across Northamptonshire... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 25 Jun 2020 16:30 by Rebecca
Public Health England issues hot weather warning to people shielding & more vulnerable groups
Public Health England issues a heat warning encouraging vulnerable people to take care during the exceptionally hot weather forecast this week.
Find out which groups are at risk & advice for keeping cool & healthy - PHE COVID Coping with hot weather COVID-19
Posted: Wed, 24 Jun 2020 16:13 by Rebecca
MET Office Issues Yellow Weather Warning - Thunderstorms causing some flooding
Heavy showers and thunderstorms are likely to break out on Friday afternoon and evening. Many places will miss the storms, but where they do occur, torrential downpours could bring 30-50mm rain in a hour, with hail and lightning.
Spray and sudden flooding could lead to difficult driving conditions and some road closures.
The storms will slowly clear northeastwards on Friday night.
Posted: Wed, 24 Jun 2020 13:19 by Rebecca
Message from the Met Office - Hot weather expected this week
This week will be very warm and dry across the East Midlands with maximum temperatures rising a little higher each day.
The hottest day is most likely on Thursday with temperatures climbing to around 30 Celsius widely across the East Midlands though refreshingly cooler at the coast with a very muggy night in between.
However, this current spell of high temperatures comes to an end on Friday when thundery... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 22 Jun 2020 11:55 by Rebecca
MET Office Issues Yellow Weather Warning - Heavy Showers & Thunderstorms
The Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning between 12:00 and 21:00 on Thursday 18 June 2020 - slow moving heavy showers and thunderstorms are expected which may lead to disruption due to flooding.
Before travelling visit the MET for the latest forecasts and weather warnings.
Posted: Wed, 17 Jun 2020 14:52 by Rebecca