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LATEST: Thunderstorm alert changed to rain warning

Friday 18th June 2021

A THUNDERSTORM alert for today has been changed to a rain warning.

The bad weather may lead to some travel disruption and flooding, with thunder possible towards eastern coasts.


What to expect: 

Spray and sudden flooding will lead to difficult driving conditions and some road closures
Where flooding or lightning strikes occur, there is a chance of delays and some cancellations to train and bus services
Power cuts might occur and other services to some homes and businesses could be lost
Flooding of homes and businesses could happen quickly, with damage to some buildings from floodwater or possibly lightning strikes