Hour-by-hour weather forecast: here’s when Storm Christoph will hit Luton and the rest of Bedfordshire with heavy rain

Storm Christoph is bringing wet weather to the UK over the next few days, with Met Office weather warnings for heavy rain in place for many parts of the country, including Bedfordshire.

Tuesday, 19th January 2021, 2:23 pm

A yellow Met Office weather warning for rain is in place for some parts of Bedfordshire - including Bedford - from 12am on Tuesday (19 Jan) until 12pm on Thursday (21 Jan).

A yellow weather warning is also in place for Luton from 12am on Wednesday (20 Jan) until 12pm on Thursday (21 Jan).

What to expect from these weather warnings:

Storm Christoph is bringing wet weather to the UK over the next few days

- Homes and businesses could be flooded, causing damage to some buildings

- Fast flowing or deep floodwater is possible, causing a danger to life

- Delays or cancellations to train and bus services are possible

- Spray and flooding could lead to difficult driving conditions and some road closures

- Some communities may be cut off by flooded roads

- Possible power cuts and loss of other services to some homes and businesses

The Met Office forecast for the East of England says there will be occasional outbreaks of rain overnight on Tuesday, which will leave most places cloudy and damp, especially in the west.

Wednesday will see further outbreaks of rain and drizzle, staying mild and windy for all.

However, rain is then set to generally clear early on Thursday, leaving cold temperatures, windy weather, some sunny spells and the chance of a few showers in some areas.

Here’s an hour-by-hour for when rain will hit Luton and Bedford:

Luton

Tuesday (19 Jan)

18:00 - Overcast - 9C

19:00 - Overcast - 9C

20:00 - Overcast - 9C

21:00 - Heavy rain - 9C

22:00 - Light rain - 9C

23:00 - Overcast - 10C

Wednesday (20 Jan)

00:00 - Overcast - 9C

01:00 - Light rain - 10C

02:00 - Heavy rain - 10C

03:00 - Light rain - 9C

04:00 - Light rain - 10C

05:00 - Heavy rain - 9C

06:00 - Light rain - 10C

07:00 - Light rain - 9C

08:00 - Light rain - 9C

09:00 - Light rain - 9C

10:00 - Heavy rain - 9C

11:00 - Light rain - 9C

12:00 - Light rain - 9C

13:00 - Light rain - 9C

14:00 - Light rain - 9C

15:00 - Light rain - 9C

16:00 - Heavy rain - 9C

17:00 - Light rain - 9C

18:00 - Light rain - 9C

19:00 - Light rain - 9C

20:00 - Heavy rain - 9C

21:00 - Heavy rain - 8C

22:00 - Heavy rain - 8C

23:00 - Heavy rain - 8C

Bedford

Tuesday (19 Jan)

18:00 - Heavy rain - 10C

19:00 - Heavy rain - 10C

20:00 - Heavy rain - 10C

21:00 - Heavy rain - 10C

22:00 - Light rain - 10C

23:00 - Light rain - 10C

Wednesday (20 Jan)

00:00 - Light rain - 10C

01:00 - Light rain - 11C

02:00 - Light rain - 11C

03:00 - Light rain - 10C

04:00 - Light rain - 10C

05:00 - Heavy rain - 10C

06:00 - Heavy rain - 10C

07:00 - Light rain - 10C

08:00 - Light rain - 10C

09:00 - Heavy rain - 10C

10:00 - Light rain - 10C

11:00 - Light rain - 10C

12:00 - Light rain - 10C

13:00 - Light rain - 10C

14:00 - Light rain - 10C

15:00 - Heavy rain - 10C

16:00 - Heavy rain - 10C

17:00 - Light rain - 10C

18:00 - Light rain - 10C

19:00 - Light rain - 10C

20:00 - Heavy rain - 9C

21:00 - Light rain - 9C

22:00 - Heavy rain - 9C

23:00 - Heavy rain - 9C