#news Torrential downpours, gales and thunderstorms set to batter UK this weekend as Autumn begins TODAY  #WorldNews

#news Torrential downpours, gales and thunderstorms set to batter UK this weekend as Autumn begins TODAY  #WorldNews

#information Torrential downpours, gales and thunderstorms
set to batter UK this weekend as Autumn begins TODAY  #WorldNews

Britain has loved the final of its summer season solar as the start of September brings every week of torrential rain, gales and thunderstorms.  

Saturday September 3 will see the start of autumn and a depressing begin to the month as heavy rain and lightning is ready to hit the UK over the subsequent week.

Brits are flocking to the seashores to get the final of the warmth, as the primary two days of September look to stay heat with highs of up to 26C within the south of England. 

However, temperatures are additionally set to plummet over the subsequent week from the summery mid-twenties to the mid to excessive teenagers as stormy climate hits the UK.

The north of the nation is ready for highs of 18C this weekend, with heavy rain anticipated, whereas the south may see highs of 21C and much less heavy however persistent rain. Temperatures will drop farther from early subsequent week.  

Brits soaked up the last of the summer sun yesterday on the final day of autumn. Pictured: Tourists punting on the River Cam in Cambridge

Brits soaked up the final of the summer season solar yesterday on the ultimate day of autumn. Pictured: Tourists punting on the River Cam in Cambridge 

A jet stream is set to hit the UK over the next week, bringing with it stormy weather and heavy rain

A jet stream is ready to hit the UK over the subsequent week, bringing with it stormy climate and heavy rain

The Met Office said most of the country would be hit by bad weather and heavy rain, with the worst-affected areas likely to flood

The Met Office stated a lot of the nation could be hit by dangerous climate and heavy rain, with the worst-affected areas doubtless to flood

Flooding is predicted within the worst-hit areas, particularly the place the bottom stays hardened by months of dry, sizzling climate.

The Met Office warned flooding may trigger critical disruption and injury over the subsequent week as the entire nation is hit by the downpour.

Met Office spokesperson Stephen Dixon advised the MailOnline some ‘remoted elements’ of the UK may see between 75 to 100 millimeters of rain in simply 24 hours this weekend, inflicting flooding and ‘difficult journey circumstances’. 

Mr Dixon added this was a dramatic distinction with the typical UK rainfall in September which is round 90mm.

He stated ‘remoted spots may see presumably up to a month’s price of rain in a brief time frame’ with different elements of the nation going through sturdy winds and thunderstorms. 

Mr Dixon added: ‘On Saturday and Sunday some areas may see between 75 and 100mm of rain in a 24-hour interval.

‘So, some pretty important rainfall for some areas is feasible however the element on this remains to be being labored out. We’ll achieve extra certainty of that within the coming days.

‘These heavy showers are constructing in from the south on Friday and regularly shifting northwards, some northern areas of the UK may see some excessive totals on Saturday.

Heavy rain is set to hit the UK once again over the next week as the summer comes to an end (Pictured: London on August 17)

Heavy rain is ready to hit the UK as soon as once more over the subsequent week as the summer season comes to an finish (Pictured: London on August 17)

Flooding is expected in places most seriously hit by the downpour over the next week, which is likely to disrupt roads and public transport

Flooding is predicted in locations most significantly hit by the downpour over the subsequent week, which is probably going to disrupt roads and public transport 

Disruption is likely in the next few days

Disruption is probably going within the subsequent few days 

‘That unsettled theme continues by the weekend with some wind and rain early subsequent week as properly.’

‘Where these heavy showers do fall there may be potential for some disruption, and with these larger rainfall quantities I feel it’s truthful to say there’s a possible for some floor water flooding and some difficult journey circumstances.’

Heavy rain is very forecast for Sunday, as a jet stream is ready to soak the overwhelming majority of the UK for at the very least every week.

The deluge comes as many youngsters are heading again to college after the summer season holidays in England and Wales.

The storms may pose a critical flood danger after a summer season which noticed a drought declared in a lot of the south of the UK.

This has left soil hardened as much less absorbent, which means water is extra doubtless to flood the floor – impacting roads and railway strains.

Scotland is ready to be hit by sturdy winds from Saturday onwards, with heavy rain within the south-west of the nation.

Northern Ireland and the north of England are additionally in for a protracted interval of heavy rain as the jet stream hits over the subsequent week.

However, regardless of the downpours the Environment Agency stated it was nonetheless unlikely to be sufficient to refill rivers dried out by the record-breaking drought of this summer season. 

The Met Office stated the start of September is ready to: ‘convey areas of thick cloud and heavy or thundery intervals of rain or showers to many locations.

‘Any intervals of rain could possibly be longer spells than lately skilled. Strong winds are additionally doubtless in locations, maybe with a danger of gales too. 

‘Temperatures are anticipated to be round common however could possibly be variable, particularly underneath longer spells of rain the place it might be cooler, or in any sunshine which can really feel hotter.

‘Towards the top of the interval, the rainfall is probably going to die out, main to many areas changing into a bit of drier, though there should still be an opportunity of showers for a lot of locations. Temperatures will most likely be round common.’

The Met Office added in its long-range forecast that there’s doubtless to be an east-west cut up over the subsequent month, with the west of the nation getting the worst of the rain.  

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