Posted: Mon 12th Jun 2023

Heavy downpours and thundery conditions forecast throughout Monday

News and Info from Deeside, Flintshire, North Wales
This article is old - Published: Monday, Jun 12th, 2023

More heavy rain and stormy conditions are set to hit Flintshire this afternoon and later this evening. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

A Met Office yellow weather warning is in place across the county borough along large parts of Wales and England. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

It comes after a weekend of hot weather and thunderstorms. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

Similar conditions are forecast today with temperatures remaining in the mid 20s and further heavy downpours expected. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

Some areas could see up to 80mm of rainfall in a short period of time. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

The Met Office say: “Thunderstorms and torrential downpours are expected to break out across central England and Wales during Monday. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

“These will be slow moving and intense leading to some large accumulations with in excess of 30 mm in an hour for some locations and the potential for 60-80 mm or more in a few hours where thunderstorms align for a time. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

“Frequent lightning and hail are likely to be additional hazards.” ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

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