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Weather warnings for this weekend

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GloriaSmud Fri 26-Jul-13 10:49:11

issued by the metoffice.
Heavy rain/thunderstorms coming up from France, moving in from the east. Bit of uncertainty how far west/north it might move so warnings could change.

SpottyTeacakes Sun 28-Jul-13 22:17:13

Thunder and lightning!

youarewinning Sun 28-Jul-13 21:14:21

YAY grin

After a very dark evening and feeling very muggy we finally have our thunderstorm - I've waited a week for ours envy

digerd Sun 28-Jul-13 17:40:22

Had a shower about 4pm, but didn't last long and been sunny and fresh otherwise. 23 atm

CPtart Sun 28-Jul-13 17:12:17

Camped out through ten hours of constant rain ( torrential at times) last night in Cumbria. Interesting to say the least!

PseudoBadger Sun 28-Jul-13 16:50:12

Had some heavy showers this afternoon in N London. Might have heard a rumble of thunder but can't be certain.

BlackeyedSusan Sun 28-Jul-13 16:40:34

thunder storms are picking up again. ireland looks colourful! we haave some lovely big clouds but they ae all floating off north before developing!

denialandpanic Sun 28-Jul-13 12:33:08

required steadily between seven and nine yesterday then cleared up and party continued.tent flooded though so I came homegrin

educatingarti Sun 28-Jul-13 11:19:41

We had torrential rain for hours overnight ( vaguely aware every time I woke ( which was lots) that it was still raining!)

I am going camping today!

Not sure whether to grin or sad

GloriaSmud Sun 28-Jul-13 11:12:53

Reports of flooding around Leicester and Leicestershire.

digerd Sun 28-Jul-13 10:11:10

Sunny here now, the clouds buzzed off or broke up, and there is still a fresh breeze. S.Herts. Very nicesmile

GloriaSmud Sun 28-Jul-13 09:37:25

Torrential rain overnight and we've had 26.4mm of rain in the last 24hrs.
Sunny and breezy this morning ~ 21C here (Leicester)

StarfishEnterprise Sun 28-Jul-13 09:15:41

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awaywego1 Sun 28-Jul-13 09:05:08

Rained for 10 hours straight in south yorks!

digerd Sun 28-Jul-13 06:57:23

Within 5 minutes of my previous post, it had clouded over. Lots of cloud moving at high speed from the south, but also sunny spells. Best of all was a strong fresh breeze smile < and cool at 6.30>

digerd Sun 28-Jul-13 06:17:23

Not much rain in my bucket from last evening/night. Sunny again this morning and still very humid with no breeze confused

BlackeyedSusan Sun 28-Jul-13 00:16:47

w mids. lots of rain this evening.

youarewinning Sat 27-Jul-13 23:02:57

Mine says temp is 17.4c and 3mm of rain!

youarewinning Sat 27-Jul-13 23:00:28

Yes definitely cooler - which is refreshing grin

I will google my nearest online station - I'm sure I can work out how!

alcibiades Sat 27-Jul-13 21:35:39

Rooners - well, as it was Brian Blessed's pond you were swimming in, you were probably safe. With his booming voice, he'd have been able to scare off the thunder gods. wink

youarewinning - from my nearest online weather station, we've had 1.8 mm over the last three hours. And the temperature dropped from around 26 C to 16 C, and is now holding steady. Which is a lot better than recently.

digerd Sat 27-Jul-13 21:16:32

Rain started about 7.15 with a few thunder claps but saw no lightning and heard no wind. Just now heard distant rumblings like a plane after thinking it had moved awayhmm. 20 degrees now and rain not so heavy atm.

EeTraceyluv Sat 27-Jul-13 20:53:03

Started about 10 minutes ago here. Heavy rain, two claps of thunder so far..

Rooners Sat 27-Jul-13 20:34:03

thanks guys shock

I'm sure I was swimming in Brian Blessed's pond in a storm when I was about 18. Naked It was glorious, but oh dear. Lucky escape!

youarewinning Sat 27-Jul-13 20:29:40

Alcibiades We had prolonged rain but not heavy - also southern hants. Has cooled it down tho grin

alcibiades Sat 27-Jul-13 20:23:06

We've not had much rain here in my bit of southern Hampshire. The rain system seem to split just before it got here and went either side.

alcibiades Sat 27-Jul-13 20:20:44

Rooners - I think the problem with swimming in a thunderstorm is that if there's a lightning strike, the electrical charge travels very far through the body of water and electrocutes anything in the water.

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