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MET OFFICE WARN OF HEAVY RAIN TONIGHT

yellowweatherwarningrain03092016The Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning for heavy rain across the Island over the next 6 hours, a warning that is set to remain in place until 21:00 tonight (Saturday).

Rain that is currently affecting parts of Devon and Cornwall will move east through the rest of the afternoon, with further outbreaks of heavy rain possible across the South during the evening

Although not everywhere in the warning area will see these rainfall rates, a few places could receive 15-20 mm of rain within an hour and as much as 30-40 mm in just 3 hours.

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Forecasters are warning locals to be aware of the risk of localised surface water flooding and disruption to transport.

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