A weather warning for thunderstorms and intense rainfall has been issued for Suffolk. 

The Met Office has issued the warning for the whole county which is in place 8am on Friday until 5am on Saturday. 

A spokesman for the Met Office said that people should expect a very heavy downpour and up to 20mm of rainfall an hour accompanied by thunder, and lightning. 

According to the warning there is a small chance that homes and businesses could be flooded quickly, with damage to some buildings from floodwater, lightning strikes or hail. 

There is also a small chance of fast-flowing or deep floodwater causing danger to life. 

The spokesman added that Suffolk will be hit by "intense" rainfall as Storm Betty sweeps across the south western parts of the country.