Don't miss a story sign up to the North Devon Gazette's FREE daily newsletter CLICK HERE

Week of weather warnings for North Devon

PUBLISHED: 12:47 10 February 2014 | UPDATED: 15:06 10 February 2014

North Devon is under a yellow weather warning for much of this week.

North Devon is under a yellow weather warning for much of this week.

Archant

Wintery showers and ‘gusty’ winds on the forecast for the region this week.

A NUMBER of weather warnings remain in place this week with further spells of heavy rain set to hit North Devon.

Strong winds and rainfall are expected through tonight (Mon) and tomorrow with a yellow warning for rain in place from 12.15am on Tuesday.

There will be a bright, showery interlude on Wednesday but another yellow warning for gusty winds and wintery showers is in place from 3pm until 12pm Thursday.

Gale force winds are likely to be a hazard in places with an amber warning for wind in place throughout the afternoon and overnight.

A third weather warning is also in place from 3pm on Friday until 11.45pm that night.

A spokesman for the Met Office said: “Yet another area of low pressure is expected to develop in the Atlantic, with associated frontal systems moving north and east across the UK during Friday afternoon and evening, bringing spells of heavy and persistent rain, especially across the southern parts of England and Wales.

“As is usual this far ahead, there is considerable uncertainty in the track of the system and therefore the location of the most intense rainfall.

“However, it seems likely that around 10 to 20 mm of rain will fall widely across England and Wales, with over 30 mm possible across parts of south Wales and southwest England.

“With ongoing flooding in some areas, any further rain will only exacerbate the situation.”

0 comments

Other News Stories

16:00

Film produced to showcase North Devon becomes huge online hit.

Read more

Our reporters took on the challenge to see who could demolish the monstrous Easter-inspired freakshake at Tooters in Barnstaple first - watch and find out who won here.

Read more
13:38

Ilfracombe’s latest nightspot opens its doors this Friday night – will you try the Flying V?

Read more

Channel 4 programme My Kitchen Rules is looking for couples in North Devon who want to showcase their culinary skills to win £10,000.

Read more

Ilfracombe’s harbour master says the work, which started in November, have provided an exceptional new viewing area for the statue

Read more

The deadline for voting in the elections on May 4 is looming - make sure you’re registered to vote in time.

Read more
Yesterday, 17:13

Barnstaple Library will also be gaining new digital equipment and providing training and workshops on creative writing and digital content creation.

Read more
Yesterday, 15:35

Aaron Eastman will attempt to earn the Expert Field Medical Badge at a competition in Germany

Read more
Yesterday, 13:16

Tuesday night’s meeting in Barnstaple saw Dr Alison Diamond from Northern Devon Healthcare Trust quizzed about the health service review

Read more
Yesterday, 12:23

The Taw View Extra store has teamed up with Barnstaple Dementia Action Alliance and the town’s mayor to help become more dementia friendly.

Read more

Local Weather

Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 16°C

min temp: 11°C

Most Read News

Useful Links

Advertise in the paper
Submit a Story
Subscribe to the paper
Competitions
North Devon Football League
Order Photos
Family notices
iwitness24
Facebook
Twitter
Google Plus Page
Reader Travel

Family Notices 24

Read Online

Image
Read the North Devon Gazette e-edition E-edition

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter
HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists

Local business directory

North Devon's trusted business finder

Find planning applications