Latest Weather Warnings for the Anglia region: Strong winds and heavy rain today

Latest weather warnings for the East of England Credit: Met Office

Wind Warning

Strong northerly winds may lead to some disruption from Friday morning and through the evening

Valid 9am Friday 24th September until midnight

What to expect

  • Some delays to road, rail, air and ferry transport are likely

  • Probably some bus and train services affected, with some journeys taking longer

  • Delays for high-sided vehicles on exposed routes and bridges likely

  • Some short term loss of power and other services is possible

  • It’s likely that some coastal routes, sea fronts and coastal communities affected by spray and/or large waves

The Details

A period of strong northerly winds is expected to develop across East Anglia on Friday morning and persist into the evening.

Gusts of 45-55 mph are likely at times across parts of East Anglia with 60-65 mph gusts at times in coastal districts.

Persistent rain may also prove an additional hazard.

Expected wind gusts across the East of England on Friday 24th September 2020 Credit: ITV Weather

Latest weather warnings for the East of England Credit: Met Office

Heavy Rain Warning

Heavy rain expected to develop Thursday night and persist during Friday leading to some disruption

Valid: 12:15am Friday 24th September until 8pm

What to expect

  • Bus and train services probably affected with journey times taking longer

  • Spray and flooding on roads probably making journey times longer

  • Flooding of a few homes and businesses is likely

The Details

An area of rain is expected to develop in the southern North Sea on Thursday night and push into parts of Lincolnshire and Norfolk.

This will be persistent and at times heavy before gradually easing during Friday afternoon and evening.

Accumulations of 20-40 mm are expected fairly widely with a few spots possibly seeing up to 60 mm of rain.

Get the latest forecast for the East of England here