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UK News Met Office issues yellow weather warning as Wales set for five days of rain

14:40  22 november  2019
14:40  22 november  2019 Source:   walesonline.co.uk

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The Met Office has issued a two-day yellow weather warning for south Wales as the country braces for five days of downpours. The first half of the Further spells of rain are forecast to spread from southwest to northeast into Wednesday as low pressure dominates. © Met Office Bands of rain will

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The Met Office has issued a two-day yellow weather warning for south Wales as the country braces for five days of downpours.

The first half of the weekend will bear the brunt of the bad weather as the warning comes into effect at noon on Friday and lasts through 6pm on Saturday. A widespread 20 to 30mm are forecast for south Wales, with up to 50mm possible in some locations, the Met Office said.

According to the forecast: "Showers on Friday morning will be replaced by more persistent rain during the afternoon and evening. The rain will be heavy at times, lasting through much of Friday night and Saturday morning before slowly dying out during Saturday afternoon."

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a close up of a map: Cardiff and Swansea are in the threat area. © Met Office Cardiff and Swansea are in the threat area.

Residents are being warned of the risk of flooding to homes and businesses. Power cuts and disruption to other services is also likely in the region. Motorists are should be alert for flooding and spray on roads throughout the weekend. Buses and train may also be affected by the downpours.

The following local authorities fall under the warning:

  • Blaenau Gwent
  • Bridgend
  • Caerphilly
  • Cardiff
  • Merthyr Tydfil
  • Neath Port Talbot
  • Newport
  • Rhondda Cynon Taf
  • Swansea
  • Torfaen
  • Vale of Glamorgan

Five days of rain to target Wales

After drenching downpours over the weekend in south Wales, wet weather will target much of the remainder of the country into next week.

Further spells of rain are forecast to spread from southwest to northeast into Wednesday as low pressure dominates.

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a close up of a map: Bands of rain will sit over Wales early this weekend. © Met Office Bands of rain will sit over Wales early this weekend.

This will result in milder air for many, but commuters and those heading outdoors will still want to pack a brolly and prepare to get wet.

The unsettled weather will calm by the end of the week, with temperatures hovering in the upper single digits.

Here's what to expect this week where you live:

Cardiff:

a screenshot of a cell phone: Cardiff weather forecast © Met Office Cardiff weather forecast

Swansea:

a screenshot of a cell phone: Swansea weather forecast © Met Office Swansea weather forecast

Tenby:

a screenshot of a cell phone: Tenby weather forecast © Met Office Tenby weather forecast

Aberporth:

a screenshot of a cell phone: Aberporth weather forecast © Met Office Aberporth weather forecast

Aberystwyth:

a screenshot of a cell phone: Aberystwyth weather forecast © Met Office Aberystwyth weather forecast

Porthmadog:

a screenshot of a cell phone: Porthmadog weather forecast © Met Office Porthmadog weather forecast

Rhyl:

a screenshot of a cell phone: Rhyl weather forecast © Met Office Rhyl weather forecast

Builth Wells:

a screenshot of a cell phone: Builth Wells forecast © Met Office Builth Wells forecast

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