Heavy rain expected tonight – please drive with care

Met Office predicts thunder, torrential downpours, hail and lightning Friday night and Saturday morning.


Heavy rain is expected to arrive in West Sussex tonight and tomorrow morning.

The Met Office is predicting isolated and heavy thunderstorms to develop during the evening, moving northwards across the county.

They are likely to increase in frequency and some torrential downpours as the night wears on, with hail and lightning anticipated.

Motorists travelling tonight are being asked to drive carefully.

There is a risk of surface water flooding and travel disruption, with up to 30 millimetres of rain possible within an hour, and over 50 millimetres possible over three hours during the night.

Residents can sign up for weather warnings:

For more information visit www.westsussex.gov.uk/flooding or follow @WSCCNews on Twitter.

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Last updated:
6 February 2018

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