STORM JOCELYN: Yellow weather warning for strong winds for Evesham and Pershore this week - The Evesham Observer

STORM JOCELYN: Yellow weather warning for strong winds for Evesham and Pershore this week

Evesham Editorial 22nd Jan, 2024   0

STRONG winds have been forecast for Evesham and Pershore just over 24 hours after Storm Isha brought heavy rain and near 60mph gusts.

The Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning from 12midday tomorrow (Tuesday) until 3pm on Wednesday (January 24).

A spell of strong winds associated with Storm Jocelyn will affect the county leading to some localised disruption.

The latest spell of stormy weather comes after Storm Isha blew through on Sunday night with heavy rain and strong winds.

Several trees came down across the county as a result of the wind with gusts of up to 60mph reported.

While the worst of the rain is expected across northern England, forecasters have warned heavy rain could affect Worcestershire.

A few heavy showers are possible this evening (Monday), then drier overnight with clear spells.

Winds will ease and it will turn chilly for a time with a low of three Celsius.

However Tuesday (January 23) will be a windy and damp day and occasional heavier rain, mostly in the morning.

It will turn very windy by the evening with local gales possible. It will be very mild for January with a maximum temperature of 14 degrees Celsius.

Outlook for the rest of the week

Forecasters say it will be brighter and less windier on Wednesday. Wind and showery rain is possible on Thursday.

Friday will be a drier day with sunny spells, temperatures will remain mild and largely frost free.

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