East Devon weather warning issued as high winds and heavy rain expected

PUBLISHED: 11:16 12 February 2018

The MET Office has issued a yellow weather warning for wind and rain

The MET Office has issued a yellow weather warning for wind and rain

Archant

The MET Office has issued a yellow severe weather warning for East Devon as the region braces itself for up to 20 millimetres of rain in three hours and 60 miles per hour winds on Tuesday (February 13).

East Devon could be hit with 60 mile-per-hour winds tomorrow (Tuesday, February 13) according to weather experts.

The MET Office has issued a yellow severe weather warning for rain and wind for area between midnight tonight and 10am tomorrow morning.

According to the weather experts, people should be braced for delays to road and rail transport in the area. It is also suggested that high-sided vehicles on exposed routes could be affected.

A MET Office chief forecaster has warned there could be 20 millimetres of rain within two or three hours – enough to cause flooding on some roads.

The forecaster has also warned that gusts of up to 60 miles per hour are expected and could reach 70 miles per hour in exposed coasts.

Comments have been disabled on this article.

Other News Stories

15:06

An earthquake has been felt by people in Devon this afternoon.

Read more
07:55

Catch our round-up of photos sent in by our readers.

Read more
Yesterday, 17:00

An Exeter Chiefs star cut the ribbon to officially open Honiton Community College’s new sports building.

Read more
Yesterday, 14:30

A medal and certificate from the early 1900s awarded to a heroic sailor is to be auctioned in Honiton.

Read more
Yesterday, 12:01

Music stars Chase and Status, Jess Glynne and Razorlight are set to headline Oceanfest18 at Croyde from June 15-17.

Read more
Yesterday, 11:47

Police say the Old Chard Road is currently blocked in both directions.

Read more
Yesterday, 09:46

The family of a man who ‘touched the lives and hearts of those around him’ have paid tribute after he died in a collision near Honiton.

Read more
Thu, 16:15

A call has been made to landlords of unoccupied shops in Honiton to consider reducing rental charges to bring new businesses to the town.

Read more
Thu, 14:10

Lyme-born Georgia Robson has enrolled as shore crew and is now attending regular training sessions at the lifeboat station on the Cobb.

Read more
Thu, 10:30

Police have shed more light on an incident which saw a motorist lead officers on a 40-mile chase through Somerset before being arrested in Honiton.

Read more

Local Weather

Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 9°C

min temp: 2°C

Most Read News

Useful Links

Family notices
Advertise in the paper
Submit a Story
Submit a Story
Buy Photos
Competitions
iwitness24
Facebook
Twitter
Google Plus Page
Reader Travel

Family Notices 24

Read Online

Image
Read the Midweek Herald e-edition E-edition

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Local business directory

Honiton's trusted business finder

HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists


Find planning applications