Frequent Lightning as Thunderstorms are expected this evening!

The UK Met Office has an active yellow warning in place running from 15:00 until 23:00 for thunderstorms with the possibility of frequent lightning, Gusty winds and flash flooding.

The Full warning issued earlier today states:

‘Whilst some areas will remain dry, a few thunderstorms are expected to break out during the course of the afternoon and early evening before fading later. Where thunderstorms do occur, torrential downpours could produce 20-30 mm and possibly as much as 40-50 mm of rain in 2-3 hours. Frequent lightning is likely, along with hail and gusty winds in a few places.’