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UK News Met Office warns of 65mph winds and rain with flood alert issued

01:40  12 november  2019
01:40  12 november  2019 Source:   dailypost.co.uk

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a close up of a map: A weather warning for wind has been issued for November 12, 2019 © Met Office A weather warning for wind has been issued for November 12, 2019

Winds of up to 65mph are set to batter North Wales with snow, thunder, heavy rain and flooding also expected.

The Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning for wind for Tuesday, while Natural Resources Wales has put out a flood alert.

The wind warning comes into force at 5am on Tuesday and remains in place until 10am, across all of North Wales, bar Wrexham.

A tidal flood alert is in place for spring tides which covers the North Wales coast from the Dee estuary to the east coast of Anglesey.

The Met Office warning said: "Some very gusty winds are likely on Tuesday morning in association with heavy rain over the North Wales coast and around Liverpool Bay. Gusts of 55 to 65 mph are possible in places. The strongest winds will be relatively short lived but will affect the area during Tuesday morning's busy travel period. The winds will then ease from the north later on Tuesday morning."

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The Met Office has issued yellow alerts for the Southwest and Southeast England. Forecasters said the gales will develop overnight with Wales and Northern Ireland expecting heavy showers. Between 5pm ad 9pm tomorrow torrential rain and winds of up to 65 mph are expected across most of the

Rain and 80mph gales are battering Britain today - bringing flood warnings across the countryCredit: Alamy Live News. Today's weather system has forced the Met Office to issue a yellow warning for wind from 5am until midnight tonight. According to the warning , a "deep depression" will move

The forecaster added that the windy conditions could cause delays on the roads and on the railway and ferries.

It is also likely that coastal areas may be affected by spray and large waves.

A yellow weather warning for rain has also been issued for Thursday between midnight and 11.45pm.

a close up of a map: Weather warning for rain issued in North Wales on Thursday © Met Office Weather warning for rain issued in North Wales on Thursday

It covers all of North Wales apart from Anglesey , with the Met Office warning that up to 60mm of rain could fall.

The national forecaster said homes and businesses could be flooded while there may also be some difficult driving conditions.

The warning said:  "Periods of rain are expected to become widespread and locally heavy across parts of England and Wales through Thursday. Over western areas, particularly the higher ground of Wales, some snow is also likely, with local accumulations of a few cm possible. Rainfall totals of 15-30 mm are likely, with some spots, particularly higher ground, seeing isolated totals of 40-60 mm."

What the Met Office says about reports of a 'polar vortex' and plunging temperatures in Wales this week .
Temperatures are due to drop below freezing in parts of Wales, but frost is not unusual at this time of year. Are there any severe weather warnings in place? No, the Met Office has not issued any weather warnings for the next seven days. © Met Office How cold is it going to get? Temperatures are expected to drop to -2C in Newtown, Powys, at 3am on Tuesday. Bala at Builth Wells are likely to see -1C. © Met Office Is it particularly cold for the time of year? The average maximum temperature for Wales in November is 9.6C and the average minimum is 3.9C.

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