Met Office issue weather warning for heavy rain

Met Office.
Met Office.

The Met Office has issued a weather waning for heavy rain this afternoon (Thursday).

The yellow “be aware” warning for Yorkshire and the Humber is valid from 2pm until 10pm.

A Met Office spokesperson said: “Heavy showers and thunderstorms are expected to develop across the region during the afternoon, persisting well into the evening in parts of the east.

“The public should be aware of the risk of localised surface water flooding, with the added hazard of lightning in some areas.”