Stormy weather brings thunder and hail to UK with warnings issued – how does the forecast affect YOU?

STORMY weather could cause a weekend washout in the UK today after gale-force winds and heavy rain brought flooding to the country.

The Met office say that the showers this weekend may be heavy and thundery and a yellow warning has been issued for parts of Wales.

Saturday looks set to be a washout with yellow weather warnings in place for some parts

Forecasters have warned of further flooding after some homes were reportedly left in under up to 10 foot of water in Pembrokeshire.

The wet weather is threatening to become the fourth storm of the season, ‘Storm Deirdre’, although it has not been officially named.

The heavy showers could see 20 mm of rain in three hours with the Met office warning of surface water flooding.

Met Office meteorologist Alex Burkhill said: “It’s going to be a breezy day for most places with showers around for the South and West”

The wet weather is set to continue into Sunday morning according to forecasters
Map showing rainfall in the early hours of this morning
Met Office

He added: “We could get spells of more regular showers pushing westwards during the day, reaching central parts in the afternoon.

“Those showers could be heavy with a bit of thunder mixed in and possibly some hail.

“The north-east of England and Scotland could stay dry.”

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Emergency services dealing with flooding at the Lower Priory area of Milford Haven, Pembrokeshire
Athena Picture Agency
A car is half submerged in a canal by Neath Abbey in south Wales
Athena Picture Agency

During the day, temperatures are expected to remain a few degrees above average for the time of year, although the wet and windy weather will likely make it feel cooler.

Wind speeds hit 68mph at Culdrose in Cornwall on Friday afternoon, while they were still gusting at up to 66mph in the evening.

Images from Dawlish station showed water pouring over the seaside platform and on to tracks ahead of high tide.

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