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Bank Holiday blues with yellow weather warning

Area covered by the Met Office yellow weather warning on Bank Holiday Monday. Credit: Met Office

The Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning for the risk of heavy rain on Bank Holiday Monday.

The warning has now been extended to cover all of the Anglia region.

The Met Office Chief Forecaster says: "Rainfall amounts are likely to exceed 15 mm quite widely, while a few places could see more than 30 mm.."

The warning is valid from 6.00am on Monday 25 August 2014 until 11.50pm.

"Heavy rain will spread from the southwest on Bank Holiday Monday. A complex area of low pressure will bring an unpleasant day's weather to much of England and Wales on Monday. The public should be aware that there may be some impacts to holiday traffic and outdoor activities."

– Met Office Yellow Weather Warning

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Weather latest: Yellow warning in place

A yellow warning of rain remains in place for: Bedford, Cambridgeshire, Central Bedfordshire, Essex, Hertfordshire, Luton, Norfolk, Peterborough, Southend-on-Sea, Suffolk & Thurrock.

That warning remains in place until 2345 Sun 10 Aug

Anglia weekend weather Credit: ITV Anglia

And the rest of the Anglia Weather:

Today: Cloudy with rain, heavy and possibly thundery at times, throughout the morning and into the afternoon. Rain becoming showery by late afternoon, with some dry spells possible. Strong winds throughout the day, with gales possible at times. Maximum temperature 20 deg C (68 deg F).

Tonight: Cloudy and mainly dry overnight, though with a few heavy showers lasting into the small hours of Monday. Winds remaining strong overnight, with a risk of gales. Minimum temperature 12 deg C (54 deg F).

Monday: A blustery day, with a mix of sunny spells and scattered heavy showers, and strong winds continuing throughout the day. Maximum temperature 20 deg C (68 deg F).

Outlook for Tuesday to Thursday: Continuing windy through to Thursday, with further showers mixed with sunny or clear spells. Perhaps becoming more settled later on Thursday.

Anglia Weather: Latest forecast

Anglia weekend weather Credit: ITV Anglia

This evening and tonight: After a mainly dry start to the night, outbreaks of rain will develop across most parts by dawn. Some of the rain turning persistent and heavy. Winds increasing to strong near coasts by the end of the night. Minimum temperature 13 deg C (55 deg F).

Sunday: A wet morning with a few heavier bursts of rain. Turning drier for the afternoon as strong westerly winds develop, with gales mainly confined to coastal areas. Maximum temperature 22 deg C (72 deg F).

Outlook for Monday to Wednesday: A windy start to the week with a mix of sunshine and showers. Some of the showers will be heavy and possibly thundery at times. Feeling cooler than of late.

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