Met Office issues yellow warning for flooding in Aylesbury Vale this weekend

Up to four inches of rainfall set to interrupt this sweltering weather soon.

Wednesday, 21st July 2021, 4:36 pm
Updated Wednesday, 21st July 2021, 4:56 pm

Thunderstorms hit certain parts of Aylesbury Vale yesterday and now the Met Office is issuing a yellow weather warning for the region this weekend with up to four inches of rain forecast in places.

Whilst lightning mightn't be striking this weekend a weather warning has been issued in anticipation of a deluge of rain.

The warning is slated to start on Saturday (July 24) and run through the entirety of the weekend finishing on Sunday.

It could be a rainy weekend in Aylesbury Vale

The Met Office warning reads as follows: "Heavy rain and thundery showers may lead to flooding and transport disruption in some places over the weekend.

"There is a small chance that homes and businesses could be flooded, causing damage to some buildings.

"Where flooding occurs, there is a slight chance of delays or cancellations to train and bus services.

"Spray and flooding could lead to difficult driving conditions and some road closures.

"There is a small chance that some communities will become cut off by flooded roads.

"There is a slight chance of power cuts and loss of other services to some homes and businesses."

Currently the Met Office is predicting a 60% chance of rain in Aylesbury on Saturday morning between 7-10am. The Met Office says there is a 40% chance of downpour for the rest of the day until the sun sets.

On Sunday there's a higher chance of rainfall, there's a 60% chance of showers between 7am until 7pm on Sunday.

Tomorrow is expected to be another baking hot day in Aylesbury, with potential highs of 29 degrees. Friday's forecast is more cloudy and the Met Office says the highest temperature will be a still quite toasty 24 degrees.