Thunder set to strike Britain TODAY: Met Workplace map reveals the place storms will batter nation as sun-worshippers flock to Stonehenge and revellers descend on Glastonbury – after heavy downpours sparked chaos
- The Met Workplace has put a number of yellow climate warnings in place this morning
Thunderstorms are set to strike Britain once more right this moment, hours after sun-worshippers flocked to Stonehenge to rejoice Summer time Solstice and revellers descend on Glastonbury.
A recent set of yellow climate warnings have been launched by the Met Workplace affecting northern areas and the south west of the UK essentially the most.
Swathes of heavy rain are set to pour down throughout a lot of the nation, with lightening and hail anticipated.
Some flooding, inflicting disruption to journey and doubtlessly damaging some properties, can also be anticipated.
It comes as flash floods yesterday triggered mayhem up and down the nation, seeing motorways, colleges and railways shut because of this.
Thunderstorms are set to batter Britain once more right this moment on the Summer time Solstice, after days of heavy downpours sparked chaos
Thunderstorms are anticipated throughout the UK right this moment as lots of gathered at Stonehenge this morning for the Summer time Solstice
Revellers had been seen standing by the stones ready for the solar to rise in Wiltshire
Lots of gathered within the moonlight forward of daybreak to catch a glimpse of the dawn at Stonehenge
In northern elements of the nation, the warning is in place from noon till 6pm. The Met Workplace stated: ‘Heavy showers and thunderstorms maybe inflicting some flooding and disruption.’
The warning stretches from Aberdeen and Wick in Scotland to Edinburgh, with Newcastle and Whitby being affected additional south.
For South Wales and the south west of England the warning may even come into place at noon however will final till 7pm.
It comes as temperatures are anticipated to rise later this week and into the weekend, with heatwaves being predicted.
Met Workplace Chief Meteorologist Steve Willington stated: ‘What’s mainly chargeable for these thundery showers is that the UK is beneath the affect of low stress, with daytime heating serving to to develop unstable air which may be chargeable for these bursts of heavy rain.’
The climate remained clear earlier right this moment as an alliance of druids, pagans, hippies and vacationers gathered at Stonehenge to specific their devotion to the solar – or see the historic celebration in motion.
Summer time Solstice marks the primary day of summer season throughout the UK and for druids and pagans alike the day is linked to the traditional Celtic spiritual order holding nice significance.
It’s no coincidence that Glastonbury music competition – one of many world’s largest music festivals – has additionally opened its doorways right this moment.
The ominous wanting funnel cloud was seen twisting over the Cornish hills yesterday afternoon
Storms in Bedfordshire yesterday triggered Manshead Academy to close down for the day, with college students presently on website having to be collected as the college grounds have turn into extraordinarily flooded
The continued downpours yesterday triggered the M6 northbound between J2 and J3 close to Coventry to shut resulting from flooding on the carriageway. Highways England stated they had been making an attempt to clear the roads
Festivalgoers might be handled to a combination of solar and rain, as they occasion into the weekend.
The interchangeable climate predicted for the week comes as storms battered Britain yesterday, inflicting mayhem on runways, roads and train-lines, whereas flash floods triggered colleges to close.
In Cornwall an ominous funnel cloud was noticed spinning its method throughout the Cornish countryside.
Components of the M6 close to Coventry had been additionally pressured to shut, whereas trains had been disrupted on the Southern and Thameslink traces.
It comes as temperatures are set sizzle as soon as once more in a 30C heatwave over the weekend.