Drivers urged to take care and Met Office says some homes could be at risk of flooding
We're being warned about thunderstorms and heavy rain affecting our area today.
The Met Office has issued a yellow warning and says up to 20 mm of rain could fall in the space of an hour in some places.
They are warning of difficult road conditions and even possible flooding of some homes.
A statement says we can expect the following:
Some flooding of a few homes and businesses likely, leading to some damage to buildings or structures
There is a good chance driving conditions will be affected by spray, standing water and/or hail, leading to longer journey times by car and bus
Delays to train services are possible
Some short term loss of power and other services is possible
Possibly some damage to a few buildings and structures from lightning strike