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Thunderstorms and flooding could hit the Midlands

Thunderstorms and flooding could hit the Midlands

The Met Office has issued the warning for Tuesday evening.

Thunderstorms and potential flooding have been forecast for parts of the United Kingdom including the Midlands on Tuesday, prompting weather warnings.

The yellow warning is in place from 5pm on Tuesday (July 18) until 11.55pm later that night.

The Met Office said there was a chance of large hailstones and localised flooding of homes, businesses and roads.

London is braced for torrential rain and thunderstorms after forecasters issued a weather warning for the capital.

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The proposed bill requires President Donald Trump to prohibit all government and business interactions and imposes trade sanctions.

There is some good news for fans of the hot weather, with temperatures set to peak tomorrow at 24C with another day of sunshine.

Power networks could also be disrupted by lightning and hail could be an additional hazard. "Similarly, but very locally, hail may cause impacts".

Scattered thunderstorms with "intense downpours" will continue to move north across the country into the early hours of Wednesday.

The warning remains in place from midnight to 8pm on Wednesday, and "severe storms" could break out across the South West in the afternoon.


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