Anglia region escapes the worst of the stormy weather

Sunrise in Peterborough on Tuesday as the Anglia gets the best of the current UK weather Photo: Paul Marriott Photography

After a wet Sunday and Monday the Anglia region has a weather respite on Tuesday with sunny skies although it will be blustery with the risk of some scattered heavy showers.

Winds have been gusting at more than 30 miles per hours across many parts of the region with the highest gust recorded at Shoeburyness in Essex where it reached 39 mile per hour.

The average September in the Anglia region produces 55 mm (2.2 inches) of rain. In the past 36 hours, Wittering in Cambridgeshire has had 36 mm of (1.4 inches) rain. The weather station near Peterborough recorded on 7 mm of rain in the first 22 days of September.

Rainfall totals in the 36-hours to 10pm on Monday 24 September 2012

  • Wittering, Cambridgeshire - 36 mm
  • Northampton - 30 mm
  • Norwich - 29 mm
  • Weybourne, Norfolk 28 mm
  • Bedford - 26 mm
  • Shoeburyness, Essex - 25 mm
  • Marham, Norfolk - 25 mm
  • Cambridge - 25 mm
  • Cromer, Norfolk - 25 mm
  • Woburn, Bedfordshire -24 mm
  • Holbeach, Lincolnshire - 23 mm
  • Sawtry, Cambridgeshire - 22 mm
  • Harpenden, Hertfordshire - 22 mm
  • Santon Downham, Suffolk - 22 mm
  • Wattisham, Suffolk - 22 mm
  • Andrewsfield, Essex - 20 mm
  • Writtle, Essex - 20 mm
  • Higham, Suffolk - 18 mm

Other parts of the UK have seen wind gusts of 50-60 mph and Ravensworth in North Yorkshire recorded more than 100 mm (4 inches) of rain in the 36-hours to 7 am on Tuesday morning.

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