Severe thunderstorm risk – Warning Issued

There is a risk of severe thunderstorms affecting parts of Wales, central England, northern and northwestern parts of England, Yorkshire, Lincolnshire and Scotland late tonight and into the early hours of Wednesday morning.   Whilst other areas (highlighted on the below map) are at risk of seeing some locally heavy thunderstorms the main emphasis is central and northern areas (marked in orange on the map).   Areas of thunderstorms are expected to develop across parts of Wales and the W Midlands tonight and these will then track northeastwards late tonight and into the early hours of Wednesday morning. They’re expected to intensify as they track northeastwards.   Frequent lightning, hail, gusty winds and heavy downpours are to be expected. The […]