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Weather warning for more heavy rain extended to Wednesday

The Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning for heavy rain in the Anglia region for the third consecutive day.

The area covered by a yellow weather warning for the risk of heavy rain on Monday. Credit: Met Office

The weather warning is in force from noon until 9pm on Monday 13 June 2016 but has been extended to cover both tomorrow and Wednesday.

The Met Office is warning of the risk of possible localised flooding and disruption to travel.

It says scattered heavy thundery showers are expected to develop, and will once again lead to slow-moving downpours across the warning area.

But it adds some parts will inevitably miss most, or all, of the heavier rain.

"Another day when the June sunshine looks like triggering some heavy and slow-moving downpours.

"15-20 mm could fall within an hour in scattered locations, bringing the risk of flooding, especially if across urban areas."

– Met Office Chief Forecaster's assessment

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Weather warning for thundery downpours on Sunday

The Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning for the risk of heavy and thundery downpours in the Anglia region on Sunday.

The area covered by a yellow weather warning for the risk of heavy rain on Sunday 12 June 2016. Credit: Met Office

The weather warning is valid from noon until 9pm on Sunday 12 June 2016

The Met Office says there is the risk of localised flooding and possible disruption to travel.

It says: "Although some areas, perhaps even individual counties, are likely to escape the heaviest rain, some slow-moving, heavy, thundery downpours are again likely to develop across parts of the warning area on Sunday afternoon.

"The showers and thunderstorms should ease from the west during the evening."

"A complex frontal system will maintain relatively warm and humid conditions across much of the area.

"Where sunshine breaks through, rising temperatures will help trigger scattered heavy downpours, with local thunder, and these will be slow-moving, given the light winds.

"15-25 mm of rain could fall locally within an hour, with 30-40 mm possible in the space of 3 to 4 hours.

"Such amounts are likely to cause localised flooding, especially if they affect urban areas, or areas affected by downpours in recent days."

– Met Office Chief Forecaster's assessment

The Met Office has also issued a further weather warning for scattered heavy thundery showers in the Anglia region on Monday.

The yellow weather warning is valid from noon until 9pm on Monday 13 June 2016

Met Office weather warning for risk of heavy downpours

The Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning for the risk of heavy and thundery downpours in the Anglia region on Saturday afternoon.

Area covered by a Met Office yellow weather warning on Saturday 11 June 2016. Credit: Met Office

The weather warning is in force from 11am until 8pm on Saturday 11 June 2016

The Met Office says scattered, heavy downpours will develop today across England and Wales, turning thundery in places.

It says that although many places will miss the worst, (some even staying dry) there is the risk of localised surface water flooding and disruption to travel.

"A moist, unstable air mass across most of England and Wales will again lead to the development of some heavy showers and localised thunderstorms.

"15-25 mm of rain could fall locally within an hour, with 30 to 40 mm possible within 3 or 4 hours.

"These amounts could generate some surface water flooding, especially if they affect urban areas."

– Met Office Chief Forecaster's assessment

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