Harwich Town Council

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9.30am – 1pm Monday, Wednesday & Friday

Severe Weather Warning Thunderstorms 18th – 19th August

Good morning,

The Met Office have issued a Severe Weather warning for Thunderstorms for our area valid from  2000 Friday 18th until 0500 Saturday 19th.

Potential impacts of this warning could be:

  • Spray and sudden flooding could lead to difficult driving conditions and some road closures
  • There is a small chance that homes and businesses could be flooded quickly, with damage to some buildings from floodwater, lightning strikes, hail or strong winds
  • There is a small chance that some communities become cut off by flooded roads
  • Where flooding or lightning strikes occur, there is a chance of delays and some cancellations to train and bus services
  • There is a slight chance that power cuts could occur and other services to some homes and businesses could be lost

You can find further updates on the Met Office App, website or monitoring the local news.