Yellow weather warnings for wind and rain are in place for London today, with warnings that there could be some disruption.

A yellow warning for rain has been issued across the whole of London today (February 22) from 5am until 5pm, along with a yellow warning for wind which is in place from 8am until 6pm.

The Met Office has warned that there could be a possibility of disruption due to potential flooding and strong winds.

In London, the day is forecast to begin cloudy with a band of heavy rain moving eastwards throughout the day.

There is a chance that this rainfall may bring with it outbreaks of thunder and strong winds.

Most places covered under the warning are likely to see between 10 to 15 mm of rainfall.

Lightning and gusty winds are likely to be additional hazards, with a small chance of gusts around 50 mph in a few places, along with a chance of hail and thunder.

The Met Office has warned that today's weather may cause some disruption due to strong winds and potential flooding from heavy rainfall.

Here’s an hour-by-hour weather forecast:

  • 7am - Light shower
  • 8am - Light rain
  • 9am - Overcast
  • 10am - Cloudy
  • 11am - Cloudy
  • 12pm - Light rain
  • 1pm - Heavy rain
  • 2pm - Heavy rain
  • 3pm - Heavy rain
  • 4pm - Light shower
  • 5pm - Light shower
  • 6pm - Light shower
  • 7pm - Partly cloudy
  • 8pm - Partly cloudy
  • 9pm - Partly cloudy
  • 10pm - Partly cloudy
  • 11pm - Partly cloudy

The Met Office forecast in full for today:

Rather cloudy, with a band of rain, locally heavy, moving eastwards across all parts during the day, bringing a risk of thunder and squally winds. Risk of severe gales near coasts.

A mild start, before temperatures drop to near-average.

Maximum temperature 13 °C.

What to expect?

Today's weather may affect power, with some areas potentially being hit by power cuts and loss of services due to the weather conditions.

Some places including homes and roads could potentially be flooded, with warnings of damage to buildings and delays and cancelations on travel services.

Spray and flooding on roads and windy conditions may lead to some roads and bridges being closed or more difficult driving conditions, with advice being issued to drivers and commuters to check before travelling.

Today’s wind may also lead to damage to buildings, affecting power supplies and other services.

The Met Office has also advised that there is a small chance of injuries and “danger to life” because of flying debris.