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Met Office: Warning for very heavy rain and thunderstorms across Nottinghamshire

The Met Office issued this warning for thunderstorms and heavy rain on Sunday.

Warning period:

4 am on Sunday 23 October until 5 am on Monday 24 October.

The Met Office chief forecaster said:

‘A band of heavy rain will move northwards through Sunday morning, followed by scattered heavy showers and isolated thunderstorms during the afternoon.

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‘Further heavy rain and thunderstorms are possible during Sunday evening and night, particularly across eastern parts of England, easing later.

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’10-20 mm of rain is likely in 1 to 3 hours in many areas, with 30 mm in a few places through the morning.

‘However, where thunderstorms occur during the afternoon, evening and overnight, there is a small chance of 20-30 mm falling within an hour and as much as 60 mm in 2-3 hours, along with lightning and a chance of gusty winds and hail, this most likely across eastern parts of England.’

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