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Alert level stepped up as flooding of homes in region ‘likely’ due to Multicell Thunderstorms!

The Met Office warned  that “thunderstorms and heavy showers are likely to cause travel disruption and, in a few places flooding”.

Read the warning in full here: https://www.metoffice.gov.uk/weather/warnings-and-advice/uk-warnings#?date=2022-08-15&id=09e26b88-6b4f-475f-87fc-85cd292c02f7

The forecaster warned that homes and businesses should be prepared for flooding, with damage expected.

The amber weather alert for thunderstorms covers Cornwall, Devon and Somerset and is in place from 2pm until 8pm on Monday.

Track the storms: https://ukupdates.co.uk/weather-tracker/

They added: “Fast flowing or deep floodwater is likely, causing danger to life.”

The Met Office then warned that “disruption” to travel could become widespread.

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