UK weather forecast tomorrow – Yellow warnings issued as Met Office tells Brits to prepare for stormy weekend | The Sun

THE MET Office have released a yellow warning TODAY as a brutal 10-hour thunderstorm will hit Britain causing authorities to issue an urgent dangerous weather warning.

A yellow weather warning for thunder has been issued across parts of England and Wales by the Met Office.

Large parts of the Midlands, South West and Wales have also been told to expect heavy showers, lightning and even hail later today.

The weather agency's yellow weather warning – which says disruption is likely – applies to affected areas until late this evening.

The huge warning covers an area running from Birmingham and Bath down to Plymouth and Salisbury in the south of England – as well as 90% of Wales.

The Met Office have also said that there will be an "unsettled weekend of sunny spells and scattered showers, occasionally heavy, mainly in the north and west".

They added: "More settled from Monday with any rain becoming confined to the northwest."

Read our weather blog below for the latest news & forecasts…

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    What to expect from today’s thunderstorm warning

    • Driving conditions will be affected by spray, standing water and/or hail, leading to longer journey times by car and bus
    • Delays to train services
    • Some short term loss of power and other services
    • Some flooding of a few homes and businesses, leading to some damage to buildings or structures
    • Some damage to a few buildings and structures from lightning strikes
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      Today’s thunderstorm warning will last until 10pm

      Heavy showers will develop through the morning with isolated thunderstorms during the afternoon and evening.

      These will bring the potential for lightning, hail and heavy rain, with a few places seeing 10-20 mm of rain within an hour and a small chance of 40 mm in 2-3 hours.

      Showers are likely to weaken over parts of Wales and the southwest of England during Thursday evening but will persist longer in parts of central England and the Midlands.

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      Clear night ahead for Londoners

      A mixture of variable cloud and clear spells overnight.

      The odd shower possible in the north and west, easing later in the night, but also along southeastern coasts after midnight with minimum temperatures of 11 °C.

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      Brighter spells on the way tomorrow

      Some early brighter spells in London tomorrow however cloud thickening through the morning.

      Dry for most however, with isolated showers mainly limited to northwestern parts.

      Warm sunny periods developing through the afternoon with maximum temperatures of 23 °C.

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