Heavy rain for Wokingham – more than two inches forecast, possible risk of flooding

Heavy rain forecast from early morning through to early evening - and it could lead to flooding


More than two inches of heavy rain could fall on Wokingham borough tomorrow – with the Met Office warning of a risk of flooding.

The wet weather is expected to start during morning rush hour and continue through to evening rush hour.

The heaviest rain will fall around 9am to 11am and again from 3pm to 5pm.

Lighter rain is expected to fall from 7am to 9am, from noon to 2pm and after 6pm.

The sun may make an appearance between 3pm and 5pm, but it will be interspersed with heavy showers. This could lead to a spectacular rainbow display.

Yellow warning for Wokingham borough

The Met Office has issued a yellow warning for rain all day, with a risk of flooding.

Its forecast says: “Rain is expected to move northwards across much of England on Monday, heavy at times, especially during the afternoon and evening. 15 to 25 mm is likely to fall quite widely, and there is potential for 40 to 60 mm to fall in a few places.

“This brings a risk of flooding and disruption, but the situation is uncertain such that the likelihood of this across any given county is small.

“The rain is expected to clear away northeastwards during Monday evening and night.”
Temperatures will be similar to today, between 12ºC and 15ºC.

At the moment, Tuesday is expected to be dry, while Wednesday will be wet. Thursday will be dry and Friday will see heavy rain fall again.

The Met Office’s warning

  • There is a small chance that homes and businesses could be flooded, causing damage to some buildings
  • There is a small chance of fast flowing or deep floodwater causing danger to life
  • Where flooding occurs, there is a slight chance of delays or cancellations to train and bus services
  • Spray and flooding could lead to difficult driving conditions and some road closures
  • There is a small chance that some communities become cut off by flooded roads
  • There is a slight chance of power cuts and loss of other services to some homes and businesses

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