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Met Office weather warning updated as up to 50mm of rain could fall in Lincolnshire

The Met Office has updated a yellow weather warning for rain which affects large parts of the county. It is in place until 4pm on Tuesday, October 24 and warns that heavy rainfall is expected, affecting Lincoln, Sleaford, Horncastle, Market Rasen and the Lincolnshire coast.

An update has now been issued which states that up to 50mm of rain could fall in these areas with further flooding possible. The Met Office says that Lincolnshire and South Pennines are most likely to see the heaviest downpours.

Potentially large amounts of rainfall are expected for some with mist in places, turning drier later and breezy near coasts. The Met Office has listed what to expect from the weather during the yellow warning period.

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What to expect

  • Spray and flooding could lead to difficult driving conditions and some road closures
  • Where flooding occurs, there is a slight chance of delays or cancellations to train and bus services
  • There is a small chance that homes and businesses could be flooded, causing damage to some buildings
  • There is a small chance of fast flowing or deep floodwater causing danger to life
  • There is a small chance that some communities will become cut off by flooded roads

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