Hampshire Weather: Yellow warning for thunderstorms issued by Met Office which could cause 'disruption' to public transport and road closures
A YELLOW weather warning for thunderstorms has been issued by the Met Office for Hampshire.
It will be in place from 1pm and 9pm tomorrow.
The forecaster has warned that the adverse weather could cause disruption to regular life.
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A statement said: ‘Heavy showers and thunderstorms may bring disruption during Wednesday afternoon.
‘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.’
Some areas will see heavy rain, while others will see scattered showers, according to The Met Office.
The statement added: ‘Heavy showers and thunderstorms are expected to develop across central, southern and eastern parts of England on Wednesday afternoon.
‘Whilst most places will see only small amounts of rain there is a chance of some isolated heavy downpours and lightning.
‘Where these occur a few sites could see 20-30 mm in an hour and 50 mm in 3 hours.’
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