Hour-by-hour Northumberland forecast: This is when thunderstorms and hail will hit as Met Office issues yellow weather warning

The weather in Northumberland is set to become rainy over the next few days, with the Met Office issuing a yellow weather warning for thunderstorms for the county on Thursday, July 11.

By Helen Johnson
Thursday, 11 July, 2019, 12:07

This is an hour-by-hour forecast as heavy rain and thunderstorms are set to hit.

Thursday, July 11

The weather in Northumberland is set to become rainy over the next few days, with the Met Office issuing a yellow weather warning for thunderstorms for the county on Thursday, July 11.

04:00 - Light rain - 15C

05:00 - Light rain - 15C

06:00 - Heavy rain - 15C

07:00 - Heavy rain - 15C

08:00 - Light rain - 16C

09:00 - Light rain - 16C

10:00 - Light rain - 17C

11:00 - Heavy rain - 17C

12:00 - Hail shower - 16C

13:00 - Light shower - 18C

14:00 - Light shower - 18C

15:00 - Cloudy - 19C

16:00 - Sunny intervals - 20C

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17:00 – Sunny 20C

18:00 - Sunny - 20C

19:00 - Sunny intervals - 19C

20:00 - Partly cloudy (night) - 18C

21:00 - Partly cloudy (night) - 17C

22:00 - Partly cloudy (night) - 16C

23:00 - Partly cloudy (night) - 15C

The Met Office yellow weather warning for thunderstorms in Northumberland is in place from 12pm to 9pm on Thursday, July 11.

The Met Office said, “Heavy showers and thunderstorms may cause some travel disruption and flooding in places during Thursday afternoon and evening.

“Whilst many areas will miss the heaviest rain, where heavy showers and thunderstorms do develop they will be slow-moving bringing the potential for 20-30 mm of rain in an hour and 40-50 mm in 2-3 hours.”

What to expect from the yellow weather warning

- There is a small chance that homes and businesses could be flooded quickly, with damage to some buildings from floodwater and lightning strikes

- Where flooding or lightning strikes occur, there is a chance of delays and some cancellations to train and bus services

- Spray and sudden flooding could lead to difficult driving conditions and some road closures

- There is a slight chance that power cuts could occur and other services to some homes and businesses could be lost

- There is a small chance of fast flowing or deep flood water causing danger to life