Met Office issue yellow weather warning of rain for Derbyshire

Forecasters have issued a yellow warning of rain for Derbyshire and some parts of East Midlands for the next two days as heavy rain is predicted to fall over the county.

Tuesday, 2nd February 2021, 2:00 pm

The Met Office said the weather warning is valid from 6pm on Tuesday until midnight Thursday (February 4), following earlier heavy snowfall.

The warning, which includes several regions in England, will see the possibility of a period of heavy rain late on Tuesday night and overnight into early Wednesday.

Yellow warning has been issued for East Midlands - The Met Office

This will then lead to relatively rapid thaw of the snow and the combination of rain and the melting snow may lead to flooding.

Further persistent heavy rain will also likely occur later on Wednesday and into Thursday particularly in northeast England and North Yorkshire.

Motorists have also been warned that spray and flooding on roads will possibly make journey times longer while bus and train services may be affected.

There is also a possibility of flooding of a few homes and businesses.

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