Met Office warning for heavy rain hitting Northamptonshire on Tuesday

Forecasters say there is is a "small chance" of thunder and flooding in county

Monday, 13th September 2021, 11:26 am
Updated Tuesday, 14th September 2021, 7:27 am

Met Office experts are warning of torrential rain hitting Northamptonshire on Tuesday (September 14).

A yellow alert has been issued for an 18-hour period from 6am today with forecasting predicting thunder and intense downpours in a few places.

The warning covers most of central England from the Thames Valley up to Tyneside as rain moves northeastwards across much of the country.

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A Met Office yellow warning comes in force at 6am tomorrow

A Met Office spokesman said: "Whilst many will see a wet day on Tuesday, there is the chance of very heavy rainfall for some, leading to some flooding and disruption.

"There is a small chance that this rain will especially intense in a few places with 50-70 mm possible and more significant disruption where this occurs."