WORST storms of the year as UK faces WEEK of torrential rain, lightning … – Express.co.uk

Britain is about to be smothered in a colossal swathe of DEEPLY UNSTABLE air triggering frenzied lightning storms and hail capable of smashing windows and car roofs.

Thousands have been warned to brace for devastating floods with HALF A MONTH’S rain expected to fall in a matter of hours.

Furious low pressure systems currently hurtling towards the UK will start crashing into our shores from tonight with a non-stop barrage expected through next week.

Forecasters said there will be a brief respite on Sunday and Monday before the misery ramps back up again towards the middle of next  week.

Stages have already been closed at music festival Glastonbury due to the severe thunder and lightning.

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The Met Office issued severe weather warnings for rain across the south of England spelling misery for tens of thousands of Glastonbury goers as grounds are transformed into a colossal mud lake.

Jonathan Powell, forecaster for Vantage Weather Services, said southern regions are facing some of the “worst storms of the year”.

WORST storms of the year as UK faces WEEK of torrential rain, lightning … – Express.co.uk

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