Devon and Cornwall braced for more heavy downpours
Heavy rain and thunderstorms are predicted to hit the Westcountry again as the miserable autumn weather continues.
Torrential downpours and strong winds are expected across Devon and Cornwall tomorrow, with forecasters warning of potential flooding. Parts of the region experienced heavy downpours yesterday. The Exeter-based Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning across the 24 hours telling the public to "be aware" of heavy rain.
A spokesman at the Exeter-based Met Office warned of "outbreaks of heavy, thundery, rain" spreading from the South West across the rest of the country during the day.
The spokesman said there was the potential for "some locally torrential downpours" on Thursday, and added that "the public should aware of the potential for some localised flooding".
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Despite the wet weather, temperatures will remain warm, reaching 17C in some areas.
The flood warning follows another wet day in the region yesterday when torrential rain and thunderstorms were expected.
More than an inch (30mm) of rain was predicted to fall in three hours in some parts, while more than half an inch (15mm) was due to fall locally in just an hour.
Another deluge of rain was forecast overnight, before a drier day is expected today More rain could arrive on Friday before conditions turn drier on Saturday.