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UK News Flash flooding hits Wales and UK prepares for more thunderstorms as heatwave continues

13:06  11 august  2020
13:06  11 august  2020 Source:   uk.news.yahoo.com

Hot temperatures still around as severe thunderstorms loom

  Hot temperatures still around as severe thunderstorms loom The Met Office has issued a broad storm warning for Monday through to Thursday, covering most of the country.The heat is still, on but the Met Office – which has issued a broad yellow warning covering much the UK from Monday to Thursday – says where there are thunderstorms, “they could be significant and disruptive”.

But large parts of UK will be hit by severe thunderstorms this week with up to six inches of rain in Flash floods have left a town underwater as torrential rain and thunderstorms sweep across But while much of southern and eastern England continues to enjoy the very hot weather on beaches

Thunderstorms have brought flash flooding and power cuts to parts of Wales . We came back and most of our stuff was already gone. There was about two foot of water." Council staff in Gwynedd were also asked to deal with some flash flooding on the coast at Barmouth, while motorists were

Flash flooding has struck parts of Wales as Britain prepares for more thunderstorms.

Temperatures will again reach past the 30C mark as the UK’s heatwave continues, but the hot weather will be interrupted by heavy rain.

Forecasters have warned there will be four days of thunderstorms across the UK this week.

On Monday, the whole of Wales was covered by a yellow thunderstorm warning as it was hit by severe flash flooding.

water next to the building: Aberystwyth in Wales was hit by flash flooding on Monday. (Tom Kendall) Aberystwyth in Wales was hit by flash flooding on Monday. (Tom Kendall)

Large parts of the university town of Aberystwyth were underwater as drivers struggled to get their cars through the streets.

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Flash flooding hits parts of England as thunderstorms dump almost half a month's rain in some parts within hours. The worst- hit areas are across the east, south and south-east of England, with disruption due to continue into the weekend.

Aberystwyth in Ceredigion has been hit by flash flooding after thunderstorms . Down the coast, New Quay had over 100 lightning strikes in an hour. The Met Office has issued two yellow weather thunderstorm warnings - the first covers the whole of Wales until midnight and the second covers

Local firefighters were called to eight separate flooding incidents in the town. A number of homes were flooded.

Tom Kendall, 18, a community councillor and member of the UK Youth Parliament, captured the flooding in the town on camera.

He told Yahoo News UK: “It was a bit of a disaster zone. It all happened so quickly.

“At about 3pm, it went really dark and some of the street lamps even came on. There was this downpour of rain.

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“Water was rushing down the hills and from the rivers. We’ve never seen anything like it.

Flash flooding leaves Welsh town under water as warnings issued for UK

  Flash flooding leaves Welsh town under water as warnings issued for UK Flash flooding has left parts of Aberystwyth under water as the Met Office issued thunderstorm warnings for most of the UK until Thursday. © Other Parts of the Welsh town of Aberystwyth were under water on Monday. Pic: Twitter/Tom Kendall The Environment Agency has said isolated flooding is possible across parts of England over the next few days due to heavy storms.The Met Office warned that flash flooding could cause travel disruption and power cuts, but also cautioned about the risks caused by fast flowing or deep floodwater.

Wildlife wiped out and cars flooded by a month's rain in just hours as extreme conditions sweep Britain. Around 50 homes hit by flash flooding in Southwell In warm weather fish use more oxygen and microbes in the water grow and take up the oxygen. After an extended period of sunshine, the fish can

Thunderstorms have hit south-west England and Wales , providing a brief respite from sweltering temperatures and dry weather that have raised Northern Ireland Water said it was putting 25% more water into the network than is normal for this time of year. Even while parts of the south-west and

“One minute it was all calm, then there was this downpour of rain for 10 to 15 minutes and everything was flooded.”

On Tuesday, heavy rain and thunderstorms are expected in the North of England and parts of Scotland.

The Met Office has issued a weather warning covering most of the UK stretching until Thursday evening, although southern parts of the country are expected to enjoy finer weather.

a small house surrounded by water: (Tom Kendall) © Provided by Yahoo! News UK (Tom Kendall)

Forecasters say an area of heavy rain and thunderstorms is expected to move north across parts of Scotland this morning, with scattered storms expected for other parts of the country, and very hot weather expected for the south-east.

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Following Monday’s rainfall, the Environment Agency has issued four warnings for expected flooding in the north-west – two at Lancaster and two at Ulverston.

Thunderstorm Warnings For Almost All Of UK As Welsh Town Floods

  Thunderstorm Warnings For Almost All Of UK As Welsh Town Floods Thunderstorms are expected in much of the UK after flash flooding left parts of a Welsh town under water. Isolated flooding is possible across parts of England over the next few days due to heavy storms, the Environment Agency has warned. On Monday storms brought flash flooding and power cuts to Aberystwyth, in west Wales. Councillor Ceredig Davies said the area hadn’t seen a downpour like it in years. “There are a number of properties in town that have flooded towards the lower part of the town - and a number of high street shops have had water coming through,” he told WalesOnline.“It was such a downpour.

Thunderstorms and torrential downpours forecast as Britain continues to swelter in heatwave . Parts of England could be lashed by thunderstorms and heavy rainfall as most of the UK enjoys more hot sunshine.

BBC weather forecast: The heatwave currently baking Britain could break in southern parts of the The rest of the UK , however, will continue to enjoy temperatures in the high twenties and sunny BBC weather forecaster Carol Kirkwood warned that thunderstorms and flash floods could strike (Image

Five flood alerts – warning of possible flooding – are in place for Birmingham and surrounding districts.

a group of people on a sidewalk next to a body of water: (Tom Kendall) © Provided by Yahoo! News UK (Tom Kendall) a gate in front of a building: (Tom Kendall) © Provided by Yahoo! News UK (Tom Kendall)

Flood alerts have been issued for 19 locations in Scotland, with one also current for the Vyrnwy catchment area in Wales.

Some heavy showers and thunderstorms are expected for the north of England tonight, in what will be a warm night for most parts of the nation.

London is expected to record a top temperature of 33C degrees on Tuesday afternoon, while it could reach 30C in Birmingham.

The Met Office warned flash flooding could cause travel disruption and power cuts, but also cautioned about the risks caused by fast flowing or deep floodwater.

The Met Office predicted that more than two months’ rainfall - or 150mm - could fall in some places in a few hours on Monday afternoon.

Flooding causes disruption with up to 9cm of rain likely to fall on Sunday .
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