Updated: Weekend brings more wet weather for North Devon
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Met Office issues yellow weather warning for rain with heavy showers predicted across North Devon.
THE St Jude storm may have passed, but the worst of the weather is not over yet, the Met Office has warned.
A yellow weather warning for rain has been issued from midday Friday until 6am on Saturday, with heavy rain expected.
And today (Thurs) a further warning was issued from 6pm on Sunday until 12noon on Monday.
A chief forecaster for the Met Office said: “An area of low pressure currently developing over the Atlantic Ocean is likely to track close to or across southern England later Friday and early Saturday, bringing with it a spell of wet weather.
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“Rain is expected to be the main hazard associated with this depression, 15 to 30 mm rain likely quite widely (locally 40 mm) in the area marked yellow in the alert.
“English Channel coastal areas will also be windy for a time with gales and gusts up to 60 miles an hour. Further inland, wind speeds are expected to be much lower.
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“A frontal zone moving across the Atlantic this weekend is expected to extend eastwards across southern UK later on Sunday before clearing away southeastwards during Monday. “Associated rain is likely to be heavy at times with accumulations typically between 10 and 20 mm and locally close to 30 mm.”