Search

Met Office yellow weather warning: risk of flooding and thunderstorms

PUBLISHED: 13:45 12 April 2020 | UPDATED: 14:37 12 April 2020

Met Office issue yellow warning for parts of Norfolk. Photo: Met Office

Met Office issue yellow warning for parts of Norfolk. Photo: Met Office

Met Office

A weather warning is in place for parts of Norfolk with forecast of heavy rain and thunderstorms.

Met Office issue yellow warning for parts of Norfolk. Photo: Met OfficeMet Office issue yellow warning for parts of Norfolk. Photo: Met Office

Forecasters are warning a large band of rain, currently making its way across the country may cause flooding and disruption.

A yellow weather warning is in place for parts of Norfolk, including Kings Lynn and Downham Market, today (April 12) from 3pm through to 11pm.

The Met Office yellow warning says: “There is a small chance that homes and businesses could be flooded quickly, with damage to some buildings from floodwater, lightning strikes, hail or strong winds. Where flooding or lightning strikes occur, there is a chance of delays and some cancellations to train and bus services. Spray and sudden flooding could lead to difficult driving conditions and some road closures.

You may also want to watch:

“There is a small chance that some communities become cut off by flooded roads.

“There is a slight chance that power cuts could occur and other services to some homes and businesses could be lost.”


If you value what this story gives you, please consider supporting the Eastern Daily Press. Click the link in the orange box above for details.

Become a supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years. Our industry faces testing times, which is why we're asking for your support. Every contribution will help us continue to produce local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Latest from the Eastern Daily Press