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Snow, 75mph gales and heavy rain to SMASH Britain TOMORROW

23 November 2017

Heavy rain and strong winds are expected to sweep across Yorkshire on Wednesday.

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Snow is forecast to hit parts of Britain later along with heavy rain and strong winds. Bus and train services will also be affected with journey times taking longer.

Some homes and businesses could also be flooded.

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Many places within the warning area will see up to 2in (5cm) of rain, with around 4in (10cm) possible over higher ground.

However, the south east is expected to escape the worst of the heavy rain which is expected to sweep across the UK.

There will be delays on the roads and rail with outbreaks of heavy rain that will add to the hard travel conditions.

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Road and commuting disruptions are likely and people have been warned to expect lengthy journeys if travelling through certain parts of the country.

AccuWeather meteorologist Tyler Roys said: "Peak wind gusts of around 50mph will be across much of England and Wales with gusts towards 75mph across western and southern coastal and higher locations". Outbreaks of rain, some of it heavy, will accompany the strong winds and will add to the hard driving conditions. Winds will gradually ease from the west during the night, finally easing from the far SE of England around dawn on Thursday.

Snow is likely to become heavy and persistent on Thursday morning before easing in the early afternoon.

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Snow, 75mph gales and heavy rain to SMASH Britain TOMORROW