Weather Warning

Storm Alex Hits The UK

A Met Office weather warning has been issued for Stoke-on-Trent and surrounding areas over the weekend – as Storm Alex arrives in the UK.

Storm Alex is set to batter the south of the country on Friday – with rain set to move further north over the weekend.

A Yellow weather warning for rain has been issued for much of the country, including North Staffordshire and South Cheshire.

The warning is in force from 3am on Saturday morning until 6pm on Sunday afternoon.

The warning states: “Heavy rain is expected to bring some flooding and transport disruption.

“Heavy rain will push north and west across the UK, clearing from much of southeast England by Saturday afternoon. However, it is expected to remain heavy and persistent throughout Saturday and into mid-Sunday across eastern Scotland, the far northeast of England, much of Wales, and southwest England.