New thunderstorms warning lasting 23 hours issued across Notts

A new weather warning for thunderstorms has been issued across Nottinghamshire – lasting for 23 hours.

Slow moving thundery downpours may cause localised surface water impacts, weather experts have said.

The yellow weather warning is in place from 10am on Friday, August 6 until 9am on Saturday, August 7.

The warning was previously in place for 14 hours on Friday but has been extended into Saturday.

It covers all of Nottinghamshire, Derbyshire and Lincolnshire as well as the north of England, parts of Scotland and Northern Ireland.

Giving more information, the Met Office said: “There is a small chance that homes and businesses could be flooded quickly, with damage to some buildings from floodwater.

“Spray and sudden flooding could lead to difficult driving conditions and some road closures.

“Where flooding or lightning strikes occur, there is a chance of delays and some cancellations to train and bus services.”

On Friday, there is a 70% chance of rain and thunder throughout the day in Nottingham, the Met Office has said.

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