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yellowrainwarning5thdecUPDATED: Following days of heavy rain and strong winds, the Met Office are warning that it is set to continue into next week.

The Met Office have put a yellow weather warning in place for rain until midnight tonight (Sunday), warning outbreaks of heavy rain will lead to widespread accumulations of 10-15 mm.

Given recent wet weather, residents are being made aware of an increased risk of both surface water and river flooding as well as disruption to transport.

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For tomorrow, a yellow weather warning for wind has been issued.

Strong winds will combine with large waves to bring the risk of coastal flooding. Winds will gust to 70mph, but waves will be larger than usually associated with this strength. Islanders are being warned of the dangers of waves crashing onshore and over topping shore lines and sea fronts.

UPDATE MONDAY @ 09:20 – The Met Office have issued a yellow weather for warning for rain for both today and tomorrow, stating Heavy showers – some of them combined with hail and thunder – are likely.

The warning is valid until 23:59 Tuesday.


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