Weather warning for rain issued across North Staffordshire and South Cheshire



Heavy rain is forecast across North Staffordshire and South Cheshire throughout Thursday.

A Met Office Yellow Weather Warning is in force from 3am tomorrow morning until noon.

The Met Office warning states:  “An area of rain is expected to move westwards overnight giving some locally heavy rain during Thursday morning, before gradually clearing northwards.

“Many places will see five to ten mm during this period, with a few places perhaps seeing 30 to 40 mm in three to six hours which may lead to some localised disruption.”

A number of flood alerts are in force across the Midlands as of Wednesday night, including the River Trent in Stoke-on-Trent and the Rivers Sow and Penk in Stafford Borough.

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A weather warning for thunder is in force across the area until midnight tonight.





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