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UK News Weather warning issued as heavy rain expected to batter Scotland

10:30  04 november  2019
10:30  04 november  2019 Source:   msn.com

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Heavy rain and gales to batter UK, sparking 'danger to life' warnings . The Met Office has issued warnings for strong winds and heavy rain today. Heavy flooding in Aberdeen as east of Scotland battered by heavy rain amid severe weather warning .

a car driving through water: Heavy rain is expected for large parts of Scotland on Monday © SWNS Heavy rain is expected for large parts of Scotland on Monday

Weather experts have issued a yellow warning in parts of Scotland as heavy rain is expected to batter the country.

The Met Office put the warning into force from midnight on Monday, November 4, until 11.59pm later that evening.

It comes after the forecaster's prediction of downpours set to hit much of the east coast of the country during a 24-hour period.

Some homes and businesses in and around Edinburgh , Dundee, Perth, Montrose and Aberdeen could be flooded as a result of the weather.

a close up of a map: The Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning for heavy rain on Monday © Met Office The Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning for heavy rain on Monday

Travel disruption is also anticipated in these areas, as some major bridges have issued restriction warnings due to the possibility of high winds.

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  Weather warning: How torrential downpours and flooding could impact you today Warnings are in place for flooding and difficult driving conditions as torrential rain hits North WalesAfter a day of heavy rain across North Wales on Friday, the Met Office is predicting more of the same on Saturday with flooding a distinct possibility.

The Met Office has issued multiple wind and rain alerts for across the UK, as an area of low Scotland , the south of England and Wales are all under Met Office yellow weather warnings . For Wales and the South of England, an area of heavy rain is expected to develop across western parts

THE UK will be battered by heavy rainstorms as the Met Office has issued a severe weather warning . Aside from the amber weather warning in southern Scotland Mr Niall also added that there will also be heavy rain in northeast Wales and northwest England.

A 40mph speed limit and a closure to double decker buses has been put into place on the Forth Road Bridge .

Drivers of double decker buses have also been told to avoid the Tay Road Bridge for much of Monday.

Officials and Cromarty, Dornoch and Kessock bridges have also issued out high wind cautions due to high winds.

A spokesperson for the Met Office said: “Further heavy rain may cause some flooding and disruption to travel.

“Spray and flooding on roads probably making journey times longer.

“Bus and train services may be affected with journey times taking longer.

“Flooding of a few homes and business is possible.”

Serious flooding closes roads in NI .
The River Bann burst its banks near the north coast. Strand Road in Coleraine was left under water.The Met Office issued a yellow severe weather warning for rain in counties Antrim and Down.Good morning. Bright spells for most but also some rain or showers. The far south & the northwest of England the driest. Cold & windy, particularly the west with coastal gales. Very strong winds this morning for north Wales & Liverpool Bay. https://t.co/cQSfu1VDbo ^Sam pic.twitter.com/bY8KQCr7IB— Met Office (@metoffice) November 12, 2019Winds gusted at up to 60mph in exposed areas.

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