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On the 28th June 2012 the UK experienced some severe weather due to a destabilising warm plume moving north east. This caused heavy rain, flash flooding and thunderstorms in Wales, central & eastern areas of England. A developing thunderstorm which began in central Wales developed multicellular, possibly supercellurar, characteristics whilst across Leicestershire, producing tornados and large hail. Another area of storms in a pronounced line squall moved east across N England as well causing flash flooding in many areas.
For discussion on the events have a look at the threads below.
Tornado and large hail in Leicestershire.
Tornado in Lincolnshire
Flooding in the North East gallery one, gallery two.
UKww would be pleased to hear from anyone who has any information on the tornados and large hail. Either post in the above threads or in the general Convective Chat thread.
To read more technical details on the storm have a look at the forecasting thread for the day.
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