A yellow weather warning for rain and wind is in place in Berkshire today.

The warning came into force at 6pm yesterday (November 1) and remains until this evening (November 2).

The yellow weather warning for rain lasts until midnight tonight, while the yellow weather warning for wind is set to finish at 5pm today. 

The Met Office said the weather could bring disruption to the region and train operators are advising people to avoid travelling where possible.

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Berkshire is set to see the worst of the storm at around 1:45pm when waves of rain will sweep through the area with maximum gusts of 30mph wind.

Wind will continue to pick up with 36mph gusts set to take hold from 4pm.

The Met Office has said to expect: "Heavy rain and very strong winds as Storm Ciarán arrives."

"[It will be a] very unsettled Thursday with outbreaks of heavy rain and strong winds throughout."

Going into the evening, "strong winds and pulses of heavy rain" will continue with winds easing into Friday morning. 

What to expect from the weather: 

  • Delays or cancellations to train and bus services are possible
  • Homes and businesses could be flooded, causing damage to some buildings
  • Some communities may be cut off by flooded roads
  • Fast-flowing or deep floodwater is possible, causing a danger to life