The Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning for thunderstorms in Salisbury.

This weather warning is in place until 11.59pm today (August 17).

Areas also affected by the warning include the east, south east and south west of England as well as London.

What do weather warnings mean?

Met Office issues yellow weather warning for thunderstorms in Salisbury

In terms of what to expect, the Met Office has said:

  • Flooding of homes and businesses could happen quickly, with damage to some buildings from floodwater, lightning strikes, hail or strong winds
  • Fast flowing or deep floodwater is possible, causing a danger to life
  • Where flooding or lightning strikes occur, there is a chance of delays and some cancellations to train and bus services
  • Spray and sudden flooding could lead to difficult driving conditions and some road closures
  • Power cuts might occur and other services to some homes and businesses could be lost

You can view the forecast via the Met Office website.