THUNDERSTORM ALERT: 'Sudden flooding' could strike area

Weather experts are warning of thunderstorms in the East Midlands at the end of this week.

Wednesday, 5th July 2017, 12:05 pm
Updated Thursday, 31st August 2017, 3:34 pm
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The Met Office warning - which is valid from 6am on Thursday until 2am on Friday - states: "Isolated thunderstorms are likely to develop across parts of England and Wales from Thursday morning, before clearing east early on Friday.

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"While these storms may miss many places, where they do develop intense downpours are likely, bringing a low risk of sudden flooding of roads, transport routes, homes and businesses.

"Lightning and hail may be additional hazards."