Weather warning for heavy rain in East Anglia on Sunday

The Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning for heavy rain affecting the Anglia region on Sunday. The warning was updated at 10.16am on Saturday 5 October.

The warning will be in force from midnight until 6pm on Sunday 6 October

The Met Office says: "Heavy rain may cause some transport disruption and flooding in places on Sunday."

All of the Anglia region is within the yellow weather warning for heavy rain on Sunday. Credit: Met Office

"Heavy rain is expected across parts of Scotland during Saturday night before extending to northern, central and eastern England during Sunday. "Within the warning area many parts will see 15-30 mm of rain during Sunday with the potential for as much as 40-50 mm in places, much of this falling in a 6 hour period. "There is some uncertainty regarding the location of where the heaviest rain will occur."

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A Met Office yellow weather warning has been issued for the risk of heavy rain on Sunday. Credit: Chris Mitchell

What to expect

  • Spray and flooding on roads probably making journey times longer

  • Flooding of a few homes and businesses is likely

  • Some interruption to power supplies and other services likely

  • Delays or cancellations to train and bus services are possible

  • Some communities may be cut off by flooded roads