The BRITS are set to get soaking wet with rain hitting the country over the weekend and a train strike set to further dampen the spirits.
Thunderstorms are set to wreak havoc on Friday morning, with torrential rains and howling winds continuing to hit the UK on Saturday.
The Bureau of Meteorology issued a yellow thunderstorm warning for the southeast through 6 a.m. Friday.
This means that flooding is likely, as well as damage to parts of buildings and structures from lightning strikes, transport delays and power outages.
Britons should be prepared for travel disruptions as stormy weather will cause disruptions and delays to train services in the morning.
Splashing and flooding of roads increases commute times and puts homes and businesses at serious flood risk.
Parts of the country will then see more rain during the day on Friday, with colder and frostier weather, followed by heavier and more widespread downpours over the weekend.
Temperatures are also expected to drop and rain is expected in many areas over the weekend. train strike on saturday Set to bring more travel misery.
“An anticyclonic ridge is forming over the rest of the UK and isobars are opening, leading to fewer winds, clearer skies and cooler temperatures,” said Aidan McGivan of the UK Meteorological Office.
“Several fog and patches of fog will be the first to appear, but temperatures will be cooler, with single figures low and some areas likely to drop to minus 3 degrees Celsius in protected areas in the north of England. I have.
“There are still showers around the west side, with late clearing in the southeast corner and possible heavy rain into the morning.
“Eventually, much of the sky will be clear to blue, with the potential for more showers, except for the west, especially the northwest, and exposed coasts.”
He said daytime temperatures would remain lower than recently seen before a band of rain rolls in from the west on Saturday.
“After a chilly start in the east, rain spread to the east on Saturday,” the agency’s website said.
“Then continued rain in the south-east of England on Sunday, with localized strong sunshine and showers elsewhere.”
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