Birmingham weather: Yellow warning for heavy rain issued by Met Office for Thursday (December 7)

The Met Office has issued a Yellow weather warning for Birmingham for Thursday (December 7)
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A Yellow Weather Warning is in place for Birmingham throughout tomorrow (Thursday, December 7) as heavy rain is forecast across the city.

The weather warning has been issued by the Met Office because the rainfall is likely to cause disruption to travel - and flooding in places. The warning is in place from 9.30am to 7pm with the heaviest rainfall forecast between 1pm and 6pm.

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There are no Flood warnings issued for Birmingham or its surrounding areas. And there are no nor flood alerts for the city either, but there are several around the Midlands - including Bourn Brook Tamworth; Burton Trent; and River Avon in Worcestershire. You can see the full list here: West Midlands flood alerts 

Here’s what to expect

  • Bus and train services probably affected with journey times taking longer
  • Spray and flooding on roads probably making journey times longer
  • Flooding of a few homes and businesses is likely
Yellow weather warning for heavy rain issued for BirminghamYellow weather warning for heavy rain issued for Birmingham
Yellow weather warning for heavy rain issued for Birmingham

Here’s the full forecast:

Tonight (Wednesday)

Winds strengthening during the evening, becoming gusty overnight. Turning wet as a band of rain sweeps across the region. A chilly evening but temperatures rebounding slightly by dawn. Minimum temperature 3 °C.


Drab and damp morning with drizzly outbreaks of rain, then heavier pulses arriving during the afternoon. Widely windy with strong gusts. Noticeably milder than of late. Maximum temperature 9 °C.

An unsettled end to the week with further heavy showers and rain. Often windy, but feeling mild when sheltered with temperatures climbing above average for the time of year.

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