Harwich Town Council

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Weather Warning – Friday 20th – Saturday 21st October 2023

The Met Office have issued a severe weather warning for rain valid from 0001 Friday 20th October until Saturday 21st at 0600.

Please see potential impacts below:

  • fast flowing or deep floodwater is possible, causing a danger to life 
  • homes and businesses could be flooded, causing damage to some buildings 
  • some communities may be cut off by flooded roads 
  • delays or cancellations to train and bus services are possible 
  • spray and flooding could lead to difficult driving conditions and some road closures 
  • possible power cuts and loss of other services to some homes and businesses 

Please be aware that there is a further severe weather warning in force for strong winds, however currently this warning is not at a medium impact but please expect stronger winds especially around the coast over the coming days.