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Yellow weather warning issued for thunderstorms and flooding later

PUBLISHED: 12:00 16 June 2020 | UPDATED: 13:22 16 June 2020

A weather warning for thunderstorms and flooding has been issued Picture: PETER CUTTS

A weather warning for thunderstorms and flooding has been issued Picture: PETER CUTTS

PETER-CUTTS

A yellow weather warning has been issued for thunderstorms and possible flooding in Suffolk tomorrow.

The Met Office has issued the yellow weather warning for the area west of Stowmarket including Bury St Edmunds and Newmarket with storms expected to hit between midday and 9pm tomorrow (Wednesday).

The east coast remains unaffected.

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In the warning the Met Office said that “there is a small chance that homes and businesses could be flooded quickly, with damage to some buildings from floodwater, lightning strikes, hail or strong winds.

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

The change in weather comes after days of sunny and warm conditions across Suffolk with temperatures reaching up to 23 or 24C today.

MORE: Bright, sunny weather set to stay for a few more days - but thunderstorms to come


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