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Yellow weather warning for Wisbech area as Met Office forecasts thunderstorms



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There are more thunderstorms on the way after the UK was battered with almost a month’s worth of rain in a day.

The Met Office has issued yellow warnings for thunderstorms and rain in England and Scotland possibly causing more flooding and transport disruption.

The warning covers Wisbech and March.

The Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning for thunderstorms (49591449)
The Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning for thunderstorms (49591449)

Temperatures will reach a high of 23C on Tuesday and 21C on Wednesday. On both days the worst of the rain is most likely between 1pm and 7pm.

Motorists are advised to take extra care in stormy weather
Motorists are advised to take extra care in stormy weather

The new warnings come as homes, roads and Tube stations were flooded in the south of England, with a flooded hospital cancelling all surgery and outpatient appointments on Monday due to the heavy rain.

The basement at Whipps Cross Hospital in east London was flooded, causing damage to the electrical system and a loss of power. A major incident was called across Barts Health NHS Trust, with staff moving around 100 inpatients from affected wards, including to other hospitals within the Barts Health group.

The wettest part of the country on Sunday was St James’s Park in London, where 41.8mm of rain fell.



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