Yellow warning of thunderstorm affecting South West England


Yellow warning for South West England

Between 18:00 (UTC+1) on Tue 18 Jun 2019 and 21:00 (UTC+1) on Wed 19 Jun 2019
Thunderstorms may develop bringing torrential rain, hail and lightning to a few places, with potential disruption to travel and flooding.

What to expect

  • There is a small chance that homes and businesses could be flooded quickly, with damage to some buildings from floodwater, lightning strikes, hail or strong winds
  • Where flooding or lightning strikes occur, there is a chance of delays and some cancellations to train and bus services
  • Spray and sudden flooding could lead to difficult driving conditions and some road closures
  • There is a slight chance that power cuts could occur and other services to some homes and businesses could be lost