Met Office issues yellow weather warning as Brits brace for intense thunderstorms | Weather | News

The alert issued by the weather department will come into effect from 2AM till 9AM on Thursday morning. According to the department, there is the potential for 25-50 mm of rain in a few hours along with a risk of lightning.

It further suggested that the weather could cause some flooding of a few homes and businesses, which may lead to some damage to buildings or structures.

The unsettling weather conditions could also cause some damage to a few buildings and structures from lightning strikes along with some short-term loss of power and other services.

Driving conditions will be affected by spray and standing water leading to longer journey times by car and bus, the Met Office further warned.

It further suggested that the weather could cause some flooding of a few homes and businesses, which may lead to some damage to buildings or structures.The unsettling weather conditions could also cause some damage to a few buildings and structures from lightning strikes along with some short-term loss of power and other services.Driving conditions will be affected by spray and standing water leading to longer journey times by car and bus, the Met Office further warned.

On Wednesday, the Met Office issued another yellow rain warning for Northern Ireland.

The department stated: “Heavy rain may bring localised flooding and some travel disruption.

“Spray and flooding on roads probably making journey times longer.

“Bus and train services probably affected with journey times taking longer.”

The department stated that an area of heavy rain is likely to develop early on Thursday morning which could bring 20-30mm within a few hours, which would be enough to bring some flooding to prone spots.

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