UK weather: Met Office releases amber thunderstorm warning as 4 inches of rain hit southwest England amid flood fears | The Sun

THE Met Office has released an amber thunderstorm warning as four inches of rain are set to hit southwest England amid flood fears.

Over 100m of rain is expected to lash down on Brits with disruption expected.

The severe weather warning has been issued for parts of Devon and Somerset.

It is in place from now until 4pm on Sunday.

The weather service has warned those in the area to expect serious disruption with a cancellation to trains and buses possible.

It comes as "surface water flooding" is also predicted.


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According to the Met, the flooding of homes is likely with damage to buildings expected.

Lightening strikes, hail and strong winds could also hit the coast with some areas experiencing power cuts.

As well as the amber warning, two yellow ones have also being issued across the country.

London, Brighton, Plymouth, Nottingham, Bath, Cardiff, Peterborough and part of the West Mids have been hit with the alert.

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Parts of northern England including Sheffield can also expect thunderstorms.

Heavy rain will batter the UK for the remainder of Sunday while temperatures remain in the teens.

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