Leeds weather: Yellow weather warning for heavy rain issued by Met Office with flooding possible

A weather warning for heavy rain covering the Leeds area has been issued.
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The Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning lasting between midday tomorrow (Monday) and 5am on Tuesday that covers parts of the North West of Leeds including Otley.

The national weather service writes: "Heavy rain may lead to some flooding and impacts to travel."

It says to expect:

  • Flooding of a few homes and businesses is possible
  • Spray and flooding on roads probably making journey times longer
  • Bus and train services probably affected with journey times taking longer
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The forecast for Leeds Monday is for heavy rain throughout the day.

In its summary for weather on Monday the Met Office writes: "Outbreaks of rain becoming more widespread and persistent through the morning. Rain also turning heavier in places, and likely continuing through the afternoon. Wind also strengthening a little. Mild. Maximum temperature 10 °C."

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