Yellow thunderstorm warning across Rutland: Take care on the roads

  Posted: 07.06.19 at 14:44 by The Editor




Motorist are advised to take extra care on the roads this afternoon and evening (Fri) after the Met Office has issued a yellow thunderstorm warning across Rutland.

The weather forecaster predicts that the county runs the risk of falling foul of 'heavy thundery showers' this afternoon and until 11pm today - some of these will be 'quite prolonged'.

Drivers are being advised that spray and flooding on roads 'may cause some travel disruption'.

A yellow thunderstorm warning definition states:
- Some flooding of a few homes and businesses likely, leading to some damage to buildings or structures
- 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 likely

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