This is rain. Rain similar to this rain fell in Southend a little while ago and caused damage to a number of homes and businesses.

Based upon EXCLUSIVE information that Southend News Network has received from the Met Office, we can reveal that weather is due to arrive in Southend over the next few days.

According to the latest data, residents of Southend and the surrounding areas could expect to see the following:

  • Rain
  • Snow
  • Heavy rain
  • Heavy snow
  • Sunshine
  • Clouds
  • Fog
  • Heavy fog
  • Light fog
  • A combination of the above
  • A bit of a haze

Claire Watchet, local officer for public health, confirmed that members of the public should take sensible precautions.

She advises, ‘Southend residents need to be aware that this period of weather could hit at any time, and as such peopleneedto try and make sure that they are as well prepared as possible. We are urging the public to stay as calm as possible, but at the same time there is nothing wrong with boarding up your entire property and retreating into the cupboard under the sink.’

After the flooding of recent summers, Southend News Network strongly feels that this advice needs to be followed.

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