A thunderstorm warning has been issued for parts of Suffolk after the county has been hit by glorious sunshine. 

The Met Office has issued the yellow weather warning, which is in place from 2pm to 9pm on Saturday, for the western part of the county.

It comes after the county has been hit by extreme temperatures, with some parts of the region reaching 30C

According to the Met Office, Thursday was the warmest day of the year so far. 

The Met Office is warning that spray and sudden flooding could occur during the heavy downpours on Saturday. 

Power cuts are also expected throughout the afternoon.