Yellow Alert for rain in SW

The Met Office tells us that rain will affect much of south Wales and southwest England from late Tuesday afternoon, overnight into Wednesday morning before clearing.

20-30 mm of rain is likely to fall quite widely whilst over the higher ground of southwest England, such as Dartmoor 40-50 mm is expected, with most exposed sites perhaps seeing 60 mm. Strong winds are also expected perhaps enhancing impacts in places.

  • Flooding of a few homes and businesses is likely
  • Spray and flooding on roads probably making journey times longer
  • Bus and train services probably affected with journey times taking longer
  • Some interruption to power supplies and other services possible

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