May brings yet another weather warning for region
By Raviliouse | Wednesday, May 09, 2012, 17:02
Severe weather warnings have been issued for Sussex and Hampshire by the Met Office for Wednesday and Thursday, with heavy rain and high winds expected overnight, in the third weather warning in a month.
The Met Office warning stated: 'Persistent heavy rain is expected to spread across southern areas of England and Wales later on Wednesday and into the first part of Thursday, accompanied by strong to gale force winds in some areas.'
Yellow is the first level of warning, with amber and red being the next two levels up.
The Environment Agency has also warned of localised flooding across the region on Wednesday and Thursday. Flooding from rivers and surface water could also take driving conditions dangerous and people are being cauntioned to take care.
The weather is expected to calm overnight during Thursday, with the weather warning being lifted.