Storm Gerrit Weather warning Yorkshire: Met Office issues warning for rain amid risk of flooding and power cuts

The Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning for rain in Yorkshire – with flooding possible.

The warning covers 3am to 6pm on Wednesday December 27.

Heavy rain will bring the “potential for disruption to travel” and a “risk of flooding” according to the service.

There is a slight chance of power cuts and loss of other services to some homes and businesses, a small chance that homes and businesses could be flooded and damage could occur to some buildings.

Wet weather in Leeds.
Picture Jonathan Gawthorpe
24th September 2019.
Wet weather in Leeds.
Picture Jonathan Gawthorpe
24th September 2019.
Wet weather in Leeds. Picture Jonathan Gawthorpe 24th September 2019.
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Spray and flooding could lead to difficult driving conditions and some road closures.

Where flooding occurs, there is a chance of delays or cancellations to train and bus services, the Met Office said.

There is a small chance of fast flowing or deep floodwater on Wednesday.

More to follow.

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