Severe weather warning to remain in place across Cornwall until Friday
A severe weather warning issued for Cornwall will remain in place until Friday, the met office has announced.
The Met Office has issued a yellow warning urging people to ‘be aware’. Flood warnings have been put in place for Tuesday, Thursday and Friday as heavy rain and strong winds are expected to continue.
The warning was issued at 1.50pm. A spokesperson from the Met Office said: “Bands of persistent and occasionally heavy rain are expected to spread northeastwards to parts of SW England and Wales later on Thursday and extend to other parts of England and Wales overnight and into Friday.
“The public should be aware of the risk of disruption due to localised flooding.”
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The adverse weather has caused disruption across Cornwall’s roads.
This morning (Monday) a road was blocked by a fallen tree in Mithian. And on Sunday morning a family had a lucky escape after strong winds toppled a 100-year-old beech tree which narrowly missed their home.