THUNDER AND LIGHTNING WARNING FOR THE ISLE OF WIGHT

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The Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning for heavy rain, with forecasters saying that thundery showers with frequent lightning is possible.

Rain is expected to move north across southern parts of the UK throughout Tuesday evening and although many places won’t see these showers, there is a chance of localised flooding of homes, businesses and susceptible roads.

Forecasters say that as well as thunder and lightning, some 20-30mm of rain could fall within an hour with the chance of hail also.

The weather warning is in force from 17:00 until 23:55 tomorrow (Tuesday).

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