Hard to believe at the moment, but the SW is on a yellow alert for rain later due to thunderstorms. Some places escaping, but thundery rain or showers could bring local flooding. There has already been severe flooding in Birmingham and in other parts of the country.
What to expect
- There is a small chance that homes and businesses could be flooded or struck by lightning, causing damage to some buildings.
- Where flooding occurs, there is a slight chance of delays or cancellations to train and bus services.
- Spray and flooding could lead to difficult driving conditions and some road closures.
- There is a slight chance that flooding or lightning strikes could cause power cuts and loss of other services to some homes and businesses.