UK storm tracker LIVE: Heavy rain and 60mph winds to batter Britain TONIGHT

BBC Weather: Torrential rain and gusty winds to hit UK

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The Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning for rain in several areas of the country from 5 pm this evening until 4 am on Tuesday with warnings of possible flooding, disruption to transport including buses and trains. Maps suggest that wind speeds of up to 63mph could be felt in the southeast by Tuesday afternoon.  

Tyler Ros, AccuWeather Meteorologist, told Express.co.uk Tuesday will see Hurricane Sam “become a tropical rainstorm just southeast of Newfoundland Labrador”.

Several flood alerts are in effect including in Wales, with Mawddach and Wnion Catchment warned of “some localised flooding” and Keswick Campsite near Carlisle.

Five flood alerts have also been issued in the northwest and southeast.

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Where are warnings in place?

Yellow weather warnings of rain have been issued by the Met Office in London and South East England, South West England, Wales, West Midlands from tom tonight until 4am on Tuesday. 

They have also been issued from 2 am on Tuesday in East Midlands, East of England, North East England, North West England, Yorkshire, and Humber until midnight on midnight on Wednesday.

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