Weather watchers have issued a yellow weather warning for Yorkshire with heavy rain, storms and hail expected from tomorrow.
The Met Office issued the alert for thunderstorms which begins from 9am Tuesday until 6am on Wednesday and covers the whole of the county.
Heavy showers and thunderstorms are predicted to develop during Tuesday bringing with it huge downpours of rain.
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Some areas could see 20 to 30mm of rain in the space of just a few hours.
A spokesperson for the Met Office said: “Heavy showers and thunderstorms are expected to develop during Tuesday across much of Wales, northern and central England.
“These will last well into the night across north Wales and north-west England in particular where they could be prolonged in places. 20 to 30 mm of rain is possible in around 1 or 2 hours, and a few places could see around 60 mm in 3 to 6 hours .
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“Lightning and hail may pose additional hazards in a few locations.”
Areas covered by the warning include East Riding of Yorkshire, North Yorkshire, South Yorkshire, West Yorkshire, York and Hull.
What to expect
- Spray and sudden flooding could lead to difficult driving conditions and possibly 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 small chance that homes and businesses could be flooded quickly, with damage to some buildings from floodwater or lightning strikes
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