Published On: Thu, Feb 13th, 2020

Met Office warnings UPGRADED: FOUR amber warnings as Storm Dennis to smash Britain | Weather | News

Storm Dennis is likely to bring very heavy rain, flooding and disruption to travel over the weekend. The Met Office has issued a raft of weather warnings – and just upgraded the alerts to issues four amber warnings. Find the latest Storm Dennis and Met Office warnings right here.

The Met Office said: “Spells of heavy and prolonged rain are expected to affect parts of England and Wales over the weekend with a higher likelihood of impacts now expected in some areas.

“Around 20-40 mm of rain will fall widely with 50-80 mm likely across parts of northern and southern England.

“Over the higher ground of Wales and southwest England, 120-140 mm of rain is possible in a few locations. This rain is expected to fall across areas already wet from recent rainfall.”

The agency warned fast flowing or deep floodwater is likely, causing danger to life.

Where are the amber warnings in place?

Patches of heavy rain will fall across the UK, with three alerts in place from Saturday and into Sunday.

A further fourth region is affected on Sunday. 

While the rest of the UK, except for the northernmost part of Scotland, remains under a yellow warning for wind and rain.

The final amber warning comes into effect at 12.15pm and expires at 6pm on Sunday.

Regions affected include:

  • London & South East England
  • Brighton and Hove
  • East Sussex
  • Hampshire
  • Kent
  • Surrey
  • West Sussex

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