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Thunderstorm weather warning for Lincolnshire and Rutland




Thunderstorms are likely to hit Lincolnshire and Rutland later this week, according to the Met Office.

A yellow weather warning has been issued from Wednesday evening until Friday morning, covering much of the country.

Temperatures are expected to be over 20°C over this period, with some rain forecast on Thursday.

A yellow weather warning was issued for thunderstorms. Image: Met Office
A yellow weather warning was issued for thunderstorms. Image: Met Office

The Met Office said that there is "potential for travel disruption and flooding".

The warning statement continued: "There is a small chance that homes and businesses could be flooded quickly, with damage to some buildings from floodwater, lightning strikes, hail and 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 small chance that some communities become cut off by flooded roads.

"There is a slight chance that power cuts could occur and other services to some homes and businesses could be lost."

The Met Office offer more information on how to stay safe in thunder and lightning here.



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