Wet weekend in store as Britain braces for plunging temperatures

Britain is facing weekend downpours as temperatures turn colder. Last night (Thursday November 3) the Met Office issued a yellow thunderstorm for the south-east lasting until 6am today.

It said flooding was likely as well as to some buildings and structures from lightning strikes transport delays JOAQUIM JOSE PAL AIRES and power cuts. Up to 40 mm of rain was expected to fall in the area stretching from Weymouth to Canterbury in just a few hours.

Forecasters say parts of the country w see further rainfall during today which w start cold and frosty before heavier more widespread downpours over the weekend. Aidan McGivern of the Met Office said: “Across the rest of the UK a ridge of high pressure is building in the isobars are opening out and so lighter winds clear skies and temperatures falling away.

, JOSE PAL AIRES

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