Yellow warning of rain affecting East Midlands


Yellow warning for East Midlands

Between 18:00 (UTC+1) on Sat 28 Sep 2019 and 17:00 (UTC+1) on Sun 29 Sep 2019


Heavy rain over parts of Wales and northern England during Saturday night and into Sunday with flooding likely in places.

What to expect

  • Flooding of a few homes and businesses is likely
  • 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

What should I do?

Issued: 11:04 (UTC+1) on Thu 26 Sep 2019

Further details

An area of persistent, heavy rain will arrive across Wales by Saturday evening before spreading to parts of northern England overnight. During Sunday persistent rain should tend to ease but will be followed by very heavy showers in places. Through the period many parts of this area will see 20 to 30 mm of rain. Where the heaviest rain will fall remains uncertain but there is the potential for 30 to 40 mm of rain to fall within a few hours in places.

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Regions and local authorities affected

East Midlands

  • Derbyshire

North West England

  • Blackburn with Darwen
  • Blackpool
  • Cheshire East
  • Cheshire West and Chester
  • Greater Manchester
  • Halton
  • Lancashire
  • Merseyside
  • Warrington


  • Blaenau Gwent
  • Bridgend
  • Caerphilly
  • Cardiff
  • Carmarthenshire
  • Ceredigion
  • Conwy
  • Denbighshire
  • Flintshire
  • Gwynedd
  • Isle of Anglesey
  • Merthyr Tydfil
  • Monmouthshire
  • Neath Port Talbot
  • Newport
  • Pembrokeshire
  • Powys
  • Rhondda Cynon Taf
  • Swansea
  • Torfaen
  • Vale of Glamorgan
  • Wrexham

Yorkshire & Humber

  • North Yorkshire
  • South Yorkshire
  • West Yorkshire