Yellow weather warning issued as UK to face another wet week

As the UK recovers from Storm Ciaran, parts of the country have been issued a weather warning as more bad weather is heading this way.

Yellow weather warning issued as UK to face another wet week
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Yellow weather warning issued as UK to face another wet week

The UK was ravaged by Storm Ciaran and Storm Babet. Unfortunately, there is more bad weather heading towards the country. Indeed, the Met Office’s long-range forecast has predicted rain and potentially snow, but it did not cover the upcoming week.

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The Met Office has more heavy rain for the beginning of the week, but things should calm down by the weekend and the start of next week. For this weekend and leading into Monday, November 13, there are several flood alerts.

UK t experience more bad weather

As reported by Mirror, the Met Office has forecast strong winds across southern and western counties in England and Wales. Moreover, a yellow weather warning has been issued for Northern Ireland for Monday.

The Met Office forecast:

This period is likely to remain generally unsettled with spells of wet and windy weather crossing most areas, but especially southern and western parts of the UK - and it could be very windy at first.

It then adds that things could ease up by the end of the week for some areas:

Towards the end of next week or the start of next weekend, there are signs that a brief quieter interlude could develop across many areas, as a ridge of high pressure may build from the south.
It probably won't last long however, with the changeable conditions likely to return by the following week, with further bands of rain and showers for all.

The Met Office also explained that the temperatures will be around or slightly higher for a typical November:

Southern and eastern areas could perhaps see the best of any drier and brighter interludes between times, and on the whole, temperatures will be around, or a little above normal, for November.

Several flood alerts in place currently

Since Saturday, November 11 at 11 pm, there have been 5 flood warnings in place for England. The rain is expected to last until Monday. The warning is mainly for southern England, including The Dene in the South Wiltshire Downs.

The Environment Agency has also issued another 50 flood alerts and is encouraging people to regularly check the water levels in their area and to keep informed through the Environment Agency website.

The Met Office added that Storm Debi is on its way:

Storm Debi is expected to develop and move across Ireland and northern England on Monday.

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Sources used:

Mirror: ‘UK weather: Met Office long-range forecast issues grim wind verdict for millions of Brits’

Express: ‘Met Office weather forecast paints bleak picture as wind and rain to hit UK’

Mirror: 'Met Office issues Storm Debi weather warning for 47 UK areas - danger to life 'possible''

Met Office issues another yellow weather warning for this weekend Met Office issues another yellow weather warning for this weekend