Met Office issues another thunderstorm warning in post-heatwave washout

A thunderstorm warning has been issued for large swathes of southern England.

The post-heatwave washout is expected to hit parts of south west and south east England, along with areas of Wales, from 10am on Friday.

A 12-hour yellow alert, warning for lightning and ‘sudden flooding’, will remain in place until 10pm.

It comes just days after the UK recorded its hottest day ever.

What to expect?

People are urged to prepare for flash flood floods for much of Friday (Picture: Getty)

  • Spray and sudden flooding could lead to difficult driving conditions and some road closures
  • Where flooding or lightning strikes occur, there is a chance of delays and some cancellations to train and bus services
  • There is a slight chance that power cuts could occur and other services to some homes and businesses could be lost

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