Weather warning for heavy rain and storms for East Anglia today

Weather warning for rain issued by Met Office
Weather warning for rain issued by Met Office
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The Met Office have issued a weather warning today (Friday September 18) valid from noon until 7pm this evening.

Heavy showers and thunderstorms are likely across East Anglia this afternoon, possibly becoming focused into a slow moving band for a time during the mid to late afternoon.

Be aware of the risk of localised surface water flooding and difficult driving conditions in association with these heavy showers and thunderstorms.

An area of low pressure will lie across southeastern parts of England​ this afternoon​, with the potential for 20mm of rain to fall within an hour and very locally 30mm within 2-3 hours.