A yellow climate warning has been issued by the Met Workplace for Leicestershire – and plenty of different elements of England – for as we speak. The warning is in have an effect on till 6pm with flooding possible in some areas consequently.
Already, in Leicestershire, the rain water has affected one highway. The northbound A42 had a partly closed slip highway at junction 13 close to Ashby earlier this morning.
One of many two slip highway lanes was shut however has since re-opened. In a tweet at about 8am as we speak, Leicestershire Police mentioned: “Please keep in mind to take further care when driving on the roads as we speak within the present climate situations.
“This contains permitting loads of time on your journeys and planning your journeys accordingly. Please report any obstructions on the highway comparable to a tree which has fallen right down to your native council.
“Within the case of an emergency, please contact police.”
The BBC climate forecast at the moment predicts showers persevering with just about continually in Leicester between now and 9am on Monday. Up and down the nation avenue events to rejoice the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee are on account of happen, together with Leicestershire.
Updates on the climate state of affairs are beneath.