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Be prepared for heavy rain and thunderstorms

18 July 2014

Residents are urged to be prepared as the Met Office has issued an amber weather warning for Saturday and Sunday (19 and 20 July). There is a medium likelihood of significant localised surface water flooding in some areas of Humberside and Lincolnshire due to heavy thunderstorms.

The FBU is holding further strikes on Saturday from 11:00hrs – 13:00hrs and 23:00hrs to 01:00hrs (Sun). As with previous periods of industrial action, residents are advise calls to the fire service will be prioritised on a risk to life basis during these times.

Social media sites such as Facebook and Twitter can be used for weather updates. Look for the Environment Agency, the Met Offices and other responding emergency services. It is also advised to tune into your local radio station.