The Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning for thunderstorms in Brighton and Sussex, which will come into effect on Friday 22 July.
Forecasters have issued an update to their yellow weather warning for thunderstorms across much of western England, which are now “slightly further north and east overall”.
It is expected to last from 10am to 10pm and will cover most of Sussex.
It also includes other areas in the West Midlands, South West and North West England and Wales.
⛈️ Heavy showers and thunderstorms developing across parts of Wales and southern and central England through Friday afternoon
☁️ Fairly cloudy for Northern England and Scotland with showers and drizzle
⛅ Mostly dry for Northern Ireland with sunny spells pic.twitter.com/Zn7ocaZgax
— Met Office (@metoffice) July 22, 2022
The weather warning comes just days after temperatures hit the high 30s across the UK.
What do weather warnings mean?
In terms of what to expect, the Met Office said:
- In the event of flooding or lightning strikes, there is a possibility of delays and some cancellations of train and bus services
- Spray and sudden flooding could cause difficult driving conditions and some road closures
- There is a small chance that power outages could occur and other services could be disrupted for some homes and businesses
The yellow weather warning for thunderstorms on Friday can be found via the Met Office website.
https://www.theargus.co.uk/news/20298685.met-office-issues-yellow-thunderstorm-warning-brighton/?ref=rss Met Office issues a yellow thunderstorm warning to Brighton