Harwich Town Council

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9.30am – 1pm Monday, Wednesday & Friday

Yellow warning of thunderstorm affecting East of England

Between 14:00 (UTC+1) on Fri 10 Sep 2021 and 20:00 (UTC+1) on Fri 10 Sep 2021

What to expect

  • Spray and sudden flooding could lead to difficult driving conditions and some road closures
  • Where flooding or lightning strikes occur, there is a chance of delays and some cancellations to train and bus services
  • There is a small chance that homes and businesses could be flooded quickly, with damage to some buildings from floodwater or lightning strikes

Further details

Heavy showers and thunderstorms are likely to develop in a number of areas, but the focus will be across parts of eastern England, eastern Scotland and east of northern Ireland this afternoon and early evening. A few places could see 20-30 mm of rain within about an hour, with lightning and hail also possible.

Regions and local authorities affected

East Midlands

  • Lincolnshire
  • Nottinghamshire

East of England

  • Cambridgeshire
  • Essex
  • Norfolk
  • Peterborough
  • Suffolk

North East England

  • Darlington
  • Durham
  • Gateshead
  • Hartlepool
  • Middlesbrough
  • Newcastle upon Tyne
  • North Tyneside
  • Northumberland
  • Redcar and Cleveland
  • South Tyneside
  • Stockton-on-Tees
  • Sunderland

Northern Ireland

  • County Antrim
  • County Armagh
  • County Down

Yorkshire & Humber

  • East Riding of Yorkshire
  • Kingston upon Hull
  • North East Lincolnshire
  • North Lincolnshire
  • North Yorkshire
  • South Yorkshire
  • West Yorkshire
  • York