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Net-weather Alert 00097: 28th-29th June 2005


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  • Location: Aviemore
  • Location: Aviemore

    Weather Alert

    Category: Level 3 Warning

    Weather type: Heavy Rain, Thunderstorms and Torrential Downpours.

    Affecting: Southwest England, Central Southern England, Southeast England, The Midlands and Wales.

    Time and Date Valid For: 06.00 Tuesday 28th June - 06.00 Wednesday 29th June 2005.

    Time Of Issue: 20.00 Monday 27th June 2005

    Low pressure is currently developing over France and the Bay of Biscay turning conditions thundery there. These storms are expected to slowly drifting northwards during the next 36 hours.

    Therefore, outbreaks of thundery rain are likely to spread into Southwest England by Tuesday morning, before slowly drifting north and northeast into Wales, Southern England and the Midlands during Tuesday.

    Some torrential downpours (rain rates in excess of 32mm/3 hours) are expected, and with the rain slow-moving at times, flash flooding could well occur. Driving conditions will also become dangerous. Rainfall totals could be as high as 50mm (2 inches) in places. Lightning, gusty winds and large hail could also be an additional hazard.

    As always with this type of set-up, some areas will miss out and see very little rainfall.

    Risk map

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    This band of thundery rain will then spread further north during Tuesday night and Wednesday, but begin to lose its intensity as it does so.

    Please watch out for possible flash alerts being issued during the above time period.

    Confidence Level: 70%

    Note: This alert should be considered a guide and we strongly recommend you stay tuned to the Met-Office for further warnings and updates.

    Please note, that this alert is covered by the net-weather terms and conditions of use, which are viewable here

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