UK SEVERE WEATHER and FLOOD WARNINGS – Updated 16 Nov 2015 2330z (GMT/UTC)

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STORM BARNEY

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Severe Weather Alert #54 issued (See below)

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East of England Yellow Warning

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West Midlands Yellow Warning

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 20 Flood Warnings in England and Wales – 6 in Scotland

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22:52 on 16 Nov 2015 GMT

29 Flood Alerts in England and Wales – 5 in Scotland

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22:52 on 16 Nov 2015 GMT

( Check for interim updates in comments at bottom of page)

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Severe Weather Alert #54
SWUK has issued a Severe Weather Alert for strong winds in excess of 70mph
Valid from 1300hrs Tuesday 17th November to 0300hrs Wednesday 18th November.
for
South and South Western England & Wales
An easterly moving low pressure system (officially named ‘Barney’ by the MetO) will track across southern UK on Tuesday afternoon and evening.
Wind gusts could exceed SWUK criteria of 70mph along exposed coasts on the southern flank of the low.
Wales and the Bristol Channel could see gusts of 80mph
Spotters in the alert area are requested to report any breaches of SWUK criteria in the normal manner.

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UK Warnings

Warnings

Monday 16 November Published at 16:54

UK Warnings

Weather Warning

Issued by the Met Office

YELLOW WARNING OF WIND for NORTHWEST SCOTLAND

Issued at 10:35 on Mon 16 Nov

Valid from 11:00 on Mon 16 Nov

Valid until 23:55 on Mon 16 Nov

Southwesterly winds will increase during Monday, when severe gales will affect parts of the northwest mainland of Scotland, the Western Isles and Northern Isles. The strongest winds will initially develop across the Western Isles and northwest coast this afternoon before extending into the Northern Isles during the evening. Winds will quickly ease on Tuesday.

Gusts of wind of 65-75 mph are expected in places, so be aware that there may be some further disruption to travel. Additionally, large waves may cause some overtopping of sea defences.

This an update to the warning issued on Sunday morning.

Further updates will appear here.

YELLOW WARNING OF RAIN for NORTH WALES and NORTH ENGLAND

Issued at 10:23 on Mon 16 Nov

Valid from 10:00 on Tue 17 Nov

Valid until 23:45 on Tue 17 Nov

Further rain is expected on Tuesday as a frontal system runs across the UK from the west. The largest accumulations are expected across the hills of northwest England and northwest Wales though low lying areas will also see a period of heavy rain. On the southern side of this system some very strong winds are expected and a separate warning for winds is likely to be issued.

The public should be aware that, given the already saturated conditions, flooding is possible either from standing water or from rivers already swollen by recent rainfall. This could lead to disruption to travel and perhaps localised flooding to properties.

This is a further update to the warning originally issued on Friday, reducing the northern extent of the warning and moving into minor impacts.

Further updates will appear here.

YELLOW WARNING of WIND for much of WALES and SOUTHERN ENGLAND

Issued at 10:46 on Mon 16 Nov

Valid from 15:00 on Tue 17 Nov

Valid until 23:30 on Tue 17 Nov

West to southwesterly gales and locally severe gales are likely to sweep eastwards across parts of Wales, southern, central and eastern England later on Tuesday. Gusts could reach 60-70 mph inland and possibly 80 mph along exposed coasts, particularly Wales and through the Bristol Channel.

Be aware of the risk of disruption to travel and that gusts of this strength could bring down trees and lead to some damage to weakened structures.

Further updates will appear here.

YELLOW EARLY WARNING OF RAIN for NORTH WALES and NORTH ENGLAND

Issued at 12:17 on Sun 15 Nov

Valid from 16:00 on Wed 18 Nov

Valid until 23:45 on Wed 18 Nov

Another spell of heavy rain, accompanied by gale force winds in places, will cross the country on Wednesday, with largest rainfall over the high ground areas already saturated from recent wet weather. Up to 50 mm is expected in the wettest spots in North Wales and NW England.

The public should be aware of the potential for further impacts such as disruption to travel and local flooding.

Further updates will appear here.

 

When a warning is in force, full information can be found at Met Office Weather Warnings

Northern Ireland: Addition information available from https://www.facebook.com/northernirelandweather?fref=ts

Early Warnings will be issued more than 24 hours ahead of severe weather.

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FLOOD WARNINGS & ALERTS

There are NO SEVERE FLOOD WARNING currently in force in England & Wales at

22:52 on 16 Nov 2015 GMT

There are NO SEVERE FLOOD WARNINGS currently in force in Scotland at

22:52 on 16 Nov 2015 GMT

Flood Warning Flood Warning Flooding is expected. Immediate action required

There are 20 FLOOD WARNINGS currently in force in England & Wales at

22:52 on 16 Nov 2015 GMT

http://apps.environment-agency.gov.uk/flood/31618.aspx

There are 6 FLOOD WARNINGS currently in force in Scotland at

22:52 on 16 Nov 2015 GMT

Flood Alert Flood AlertFlooding is possible. Be prepared.

There are 29 FLOOD ALERTS currently in force in England & Wales at

22:52 on 16 Nov 2015 GMT

There are 5 FLOOD ALERTS currently in force in Scotland at

22:52 on 16 Nov 2015 GMT

About the Environment Agency Flood Warnings

The flood warnings are issued by the Environment Agency and the Scottish Environment Protection Agency and sent to the BBC Weather Centre, we then issue a compendium of warnings based on the latest information available. When severe flood warnings are issued they will also be highlighted on TV broadcasts.

Find out more about Flood Warnings

There are a number of ways you find out whether your area is at risk from flooding. Both the Environment Agency (for England and Wales) and the Scottish Environment Protection Agency update their warnings 24 hours a day via the Floodline number.

Floodline 0845 988 1188

Coastal Forecast

A 24 hour weather forecast for 24 UK coastal areas

Tide Tables

Tidal information supplied by the UK Hydrographic Office

Inshore Waters

There are strong wind warnings in 19 areas.

There is a gale warning in 1 area.

The next few days will be dominated by severeal areas of low pressure tracking across the British Isles bringing strong winds, large waves and changeable weather to all parts.

Shipping Forecast

There are gale warnings in 29 areas.

The general synopsis at midday

Low Bailey 964 expected Norwegian Basin 973 by midday tomorrow. New low expected Shannon 983 by same time.

Extended Outlook

The Extended Outlook aims to signpost expected hazards for the Cullercoats, Niton and Portpatrick areas for the three days beyond the 24 hour shipping forecast.

High Seas

There are storm warnings in 8 areas.

The general synopsis at 16 November 20:00 UTC

At 161200UTC low 60 north 13 west 964 expected 63 north 02 east 973 by 171200UTC. Low 48 north 39 west 987 expected 53 north 12 west 983 by same time. Low 50 north 20 west 998 losing its identity by that time. New low moving slowly east expected 53 north 32 west 988 by 171200UTC

9 thoughts on “UK SEVERE WEATHER and FLOOD WARNINGS – Updated 16 Nov 2015 2330z (GMT/UTC)

  1. Storm Abigail: Schools to be closed and ferries cancelled

    “Every school in the Western Isles and Shetland will be closed to pupils on Friday because of the expected arrival of Storm Abigail.

    Nearly 60 primary and secondary schools will be affected.

    Ferries on the Clyde and Hebrides network have been disrupted already by bad weather with more than half of the services on the 25 routes cancelled.” – BBC News
    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-highlands-islands-34794583

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  2. BBC WEATHER

    Sunday 10 January Published at 20:46
    UK Warnings
    Weather Warning

    Issued by the Met Office

    YELLOW WARNING of RAIN for southern England.

    Issued at:1723 on Sun 10 Jan 2016

    Valid from: 2100 on Sun 10 Jan 2016

    Valid to:0900 on Mon 11 Jan 2016

    Bands of heavy showers, with localised hail and thunder, will affect parts of southern Britain throughout Sunday evening and overnight, some places affected more than others. The heaviest showers are expected to clear the eastern edge of the warning area, into the North Sea, during Monday morning.

    The warning has been updated to extend the area west and slightly north again, which also means the original focus on southeast England looks less certain than it did. Whilst some areas will miss the heaviest rain, please be aware of the potential for surface water flooding causing localised disruption to travel, especially given the saturated ground.
    Flood Warning

    Issued by the Environment Agency or by SEPA in Scotland and Natural Resources Wales in Wales

    FLOOD WARNINGS

    Updated 10 January at 20:45

    There are flood warnings in force in the following regions:

    MIDLANDS (5)

    NORTHEAST ENG (10)

    NORTHWEST ENG (1)

    SOUTHWEST (3)

    WALES (1)

    SCOTLAND (9)

    Further updates will appear here.
    About the Met Office Weather Warnings

    BBC Weather carries two types of weather warnings issued by the Met Office: Warnings and Early Warnings.

    Warnings will be issued when severe weather is expected within the next 24 hours.

    Early Warnings will be issued more than 24 hours ahead of severe weather.

    There are three categories of event Red, Amber and Yellow – the most severe is Red.

    A Warning and an Early Warning of the same colour have the same severity but are forecast to arrive at different times. Thus, the difference between a Red Warning and a Red Early Warning is the lead time of the event.

    When a warning is in force, full information can be found at Met Office Weather Warnings
    About Flood Warnings

    The flood warnings are issued by the Environment Agency, the Scottish Environment Protection Agency and Natural Resources Wales, and sent to the BBC Weather Centre. We then issue a compendium of warnings based on the latest information available. When severe flood warnings are issued they will also be highlighted on TV broadcasts.
    Find out more about Flood Warnings

    There are a number of ways you find out whether your area is at risk from flooding. The Environment Agency, the Scottish Environment Protection Agency and Natural Resources Wales update their warnings 24 hours a day via the Floodline number.

    Floodline – 0345 988 1188

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  3. BBC WEATHER

    Monday 25 January Published at 12:03
    UK Warnings
    Weather Warning

    Issued by the Met Office

    YELLOW WARNING of RAIN for southern, central and western Scotland.

    Issued at:1017 on Mon 25 Jan 2016

    Valid from:0400 on Tue 26 Jan 2016

    Valid to:1800 on Tue 26 Jan 2016

    Rain will become persistent and at times heavy early on Tuesday, clearing from the west later in the day. The rain will be accompanied by gales with a risk of severe gales for exposed coasts and hills for a time.

    Please be aware of the potential for disruption to travel due to localised flooding.

    This is an update to the Alert issued on Sunday, with only minor adjustments to the area and the end time.

    YELLOW WARNING of RAIN for Wales. northwest England and southwest England.

    Issued at:1049 on Mon 25 Jan 2016

    Valid from:0600 on Tue 26 Jan 2016

    Valid to:1500 on Wed 27 Jan 2016

    Rain will become heavy and persistent at times during Tuesday and into Wednesday. The rain will also be accompanied by south or southwesterly gales and possibly severe gales at times, especially along Irish Sea coasts and over high ground. It looks as if the heaviest rain and strongest winds will occur in two main bouts – one late morning and afternoon on Tuesday and another Tuesday night into Wednesday, before clearing to the southeast on Wednesday afternoon.

    Please be aware of the risk of flooding and thus the potential for disruption to travel through this period.

    This warning has been updated to adjust the rainfall totals slightly downwards and to remove Lancashire from the warning area.

    YELLOW EARLY WARNING of RAIN for Northern Ireland and Scotland.

    Issued at:1153 on Mon 25 Jan 2016

    Valid from:0300 on Wed 27 Jan 2016

    Valid to:1200 on Wed 27 Jan 2016

    Another area of heavy rain is expected to move northeast across parts of Northern Ireland and Scotland during Wednesday morning. The rain may also be accompanied by gales or even severe gales briefly later on Wednesday morning, as it clears eastwards. Snow could also affect the Grampians and Northwest Highlands.

    Please be aware of the potential for difficult traveling conditions on Wednesday morning, mainly from surface water on roads.

    YELLOW EARLY WARNING of RAIN for central and southern England.

    Issued at:1115 on Mon 25 Jan 2016

    Valid from:0300 on Wed 27 Jan 2016

    Valid to:1800 on Wed 27 Jan 2016

    An area of rain will move southeastwards across southern England during Wednesday. Some locally heavy rainfall is possible and with this falling on saturated ground some localised flooding is possible. Southwesterly gales are likely along south coasts for a time.

    Please be aware of the potential for local disruption to travel from flooding and some difficult driving conditions.

    YELLOW EARLY WARNING of RAIN for Wales, northwest England, southern and western Scotland and eastern parts of Northern Ireland.

    Issued at:1057 on Mon 25 Jan 2016

    Valid from:0005 on Fri 29 Jan 2016

    Valid to:2345 on Fri 29 Jan 2016

    A further spell of heavy rain is likely to affect many western parts of the UK during Friday, with the largest rainfall totals over west to southwest facing hills. The rain will be accompanied by southwesterly gales.

    Please be aware of the risk of further localised flooding and potential impacts on travel.
    Flood Warning

    Issued by the Environment Agency or by SEPA in Scotland and Natural Resources Wales in Wales

    FLOOD WARNINGS

    Updated 25 January at 11:45

    There are flood warnings in force in the following regions:

    SOUTHWEST (3)

    SCOTLAND (10)

    Further updates will appear here.
    About the Met Office Weather Warnings

    BBC Weather carries two types of weather warnings issued by the Met Office: Warnings and Early Warnings.

    Warnings will be issued when severe weather is expected within the next 24 hours.

    Early Warnings will be issued more than 24 hours ahead of severe weather.

    There are three categories of event Red, Amber and Yellow – the most severe is Red.

    A Warning and an Early Warning of the same colour have the same severity but are forecast to arrive at different times. Thus, the difference between a Red Warning and a Red Early Warning is the lead time of the event.

    When a warning is in force, full information can be found at Met Office Weather Warnings
    About Flood Warnings

    The flood warnings are issued by the Environment Agency, the Scottish Environment Protection Agency and Natural Resources Wales, and sent to the BBC Weather Centre. We then issue a compendium of warnings based on the latest information available. When severe flood warnings are issued they will also be highlighted on TV broadcasts.
    Find out more about Flood Warnings

    There are a number of ways you find out whether your area is at risk from flooding. The Environment Agency, the Scottish Environment Protection Agency and Natural Resources Wales update their warnings 24 hours a day via the Floodline number.

    Floodline – 0345 988 1188

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