Yellow warning of thunderstorms

There is a yellow warning for thunderstorms this evening and into the weekend in the SW.

From around 8 pm this evening, thunderstorms and heavy rain may lead to travel disruption and flooding. By Sunday, these should have moved east.

There is also a yellow warning for wind today: strong and gusty winds will develop through the afternoon and evening and may lead to some disruption, particularly for holiday-makers.

What to expect …

  • Spray and sudden flooding could lead to difficult driving conditions and some road closures
  • Flooding of homes and businesses could happen quickly, with damage to some buildings from floodwater, lightning strikes or hail
  • 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

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