Met Office issues yellow weather alert for storms hitting Wales

The Met Office issued a warning for storms in parts of Wales on Sunday night and through Monday.

The yellow warning states, “There is a chance that the storms could cause some flooding and disruption on Sunday night.”

The alert is in effect from 8pm on Sunday to 5am on Monday and covers a swath of southern Wales from Swansea to Cardiff, Newport and Monmouthshire.

Here is the warning:



Met Office Storm Weather Warning

It arrives on a day when temperatures in Wales are expected to reach 24°C, along with the risk of some heavy rain in some places.

Get the forecast for your area here:

Met Office outlook for Wales this week

Sunday :

A rather cloudy start with scattered showers moving north in the morning, perhaps heavy in places. Dryer in the afternoon with some periods of sunshine, but also the risk of some heavy showers in some places. Sensation of heat and humidity. Maximum temperature 24 °C.

Sunday night:

A good end to the day, with some glowing spells before nightfall. An increasing risk of heavy rains and thunderstorms during the night, merging to give longer periods of rain at dawn. Minimum temperature 10 °C.

Monday

Rainy rain, heavy in places, soon clearing to the north. Then a day of clear or sunny periods, but also heavy rain and potentially thunderstorms. Hot and humid all over again. Maximum temperature 23 °C.

Outlook from Tuesday to Thursday:

Often unstable on Tuesday and Wednesday, with heavy rain or longer periods of rain. Some drier and brighter interludes developing, most especially on Thursday. Stay on the hot and stuffy side.

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