Weather forecast for Berkshire as the rain arrives
RAIN is expected to hit the county tomorrow as forecasters have issued a yellow weather warning.
The warning covers much of southern England and passes through Bracknell, West Berkshire and Wokingham – via Reading and Slough.
It forecasts heavy rains from noon tomorrow (Monday, July 8) and warns of travel disruptions and flooding in some areas.
The MetOffice warning said: “Heavy slow showers, with a few thunderstorms, are expected to break out on Monday afternoon.
“It can lead to torrential rains in some places with 20 to 30mm of rain in an hour and maybe more than 60mm in some places in two or three hours.
“There is also a possibility that more persistent heavy rains will develop over parts of south-east England during the afternoon or evening and persist until early Tuesday.
“If that happens, there is a chance that 60 to 90mm of rain will fall in a few places. ”
The warning is currently in place until midnight.
For more specific forecasts across Berkshire, see below:
Bracknell: Cloudy but overcast day today until 6:00 p.m. when light rain is forecast and is expected to continue to intensify overnight and into tomorrow. Temperatures are expected to reach 19 ° C today and tomorrow.
Reading: A cloudy day today with light rain expected between 6 p.m. and 9 p.m. Heavier rains are forecast for the first few hours before subsiding. A reading falls just outside the weather warning zone. Temperatures around 19 / 20C.
Slough: A dry day with some sun before the expected rain from 6pm to 11pm. It should ease a bit before the rain returns at 4 a.m. and thunderstorms are forecast for 1 p.m. / 2 p.m. Temperatures sitting around 20C.