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UK weather forecast: Met Office issues warnings as London faces heavy rain on Remembrance Sunday

Evening Standard logo Evening Standard 9/11/2018 15:49:00 Sophie Williams
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Heavy rain has been forecast in the UK over the weekend with weather warnings already place in across swathes of the country.

Brits can expect days of downpours, with warnings amber and yellow alerts in place on Friday and Saturday.

London can also expect plenty of rain throughout the weekend.

A yellow weather warning for rain is in place on Friday for parts of south-west England and Wales, as well as parts of Scotland and Northern Ireland. An amber warning is also in place in south-west Wales.

The amber warning is for heavy rain with the Met Office warning that the area could see 20 to 40mm of rain within nine hours.

Bonnie Diamond, a forecaster at the Met Office, said: "There is a band of heavy rain coming across the UK with weather warnings in place in south west England, Wales and Scotland."

On Saturday, rain will also fall in south-east England, with temperatures reaching a maximum of 15C.

"There will be heavy showers in London tomorrow afternoon and evening," Ms Diamond added.

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The Met Office has issued a yellow warning for rain and wind for south east England (PA/Aaron Chown)

Another yellow weather warning is in place for south-west Wales.

On Sunday, London will be busy with numerous Armistice Day commemorations however those attending can expect downpours with sunny interludes.

"Sunday will have clear spells with some areas receiving heavy showers. Temperatures should reach a maximum of around 12 to 13C," Ms Diamond said.

Moving ahead to next week, Monday will be the same as the weekend with sunny spells and scattered showers however it will start to clear up on Tuesday and become drier.

Ms Diamond said: "Temperatures will still be mild with Wednesday becoming more settled."

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9. marraskuuta 2018 17:49:00 Categories: Cover Media Evening Standard

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