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The Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning for heavy rain in Cambridgeshire, Lincolnshire, Norfolk, Northamptonshire, Rutland and Suffolk.
The weather warning is valid until 4pm on Wednesday 7 October 2015
The Met Office is warning that further slow-moving bands of heavy rain are likely to continue into Wednesday and it could cause localised minor flooding.
The Met Office says: "The public should be aware of the risk of minor disruption to travel due to localised surface water flooding."
The Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning for heavy rain and the risk of thunder in Essex. There is the potential for flooding in the area as up to 50 mm (2 inches) of rain could fall in some areas.
The Met Office says: "Bands of heavy and occasionally thundery showers may become slow-moving in parts of south east England this morning.
"This is most likely across Essex and Kent and may result in longer periods of heavy rain with potential for some flooding. The showers will slowly move away southeast into the Channel this afternoon."
The Met Office weather warning is valid from 7am until 3pm on Tuesday 22 September 2015
The Met Office is warning of heavy rain and the risk of lightning in the Anglia region on Wednesday. It's possible there could be localised flooding and disruption to travel.
The Met Office says persistent and at times heavy rain is expected to spread from south to north during Wednesday, affecting much of England and Wales.
The warning says some heavy and thundery showers could also develop across East Anglia and southeast England during the afternoon. Strong and gusty winds are also expected, with gales in exposure.
The yellow weather warning is valid from 8am on Wednesday 16 September until 9am on Thursday 17 September
The weather system bringing the wet weather are the remnants of a tropical storm which formed in the western Atlantic last week.
Tropical Storm Henri lasted only a day before being downgraded by the National Hurricane Center in Miami.
Video has been captured of a tornado in the skies above the Duston area close to Northampton. It was spotted at around 12.15pm.
There are reports on social media of damage to nearby houses with roof tiles being blown off and trees damaged as the twister swept through.
The Met Office confirmed that weather conditions in the area suggest it was a tornado.
This video was captured by ITV News viewer Shaun Whitcombe
Tornadoes form as a spiralling column of air descends from the base of a thunderstorm cloud.
It starts as a funnel cloud which can extend all the way to the ground and then becomes a tornado.
Click below to watch a computer animation of the Met Office rainfall radar at the time of the tornado. The brighter colours indicate the heaviest downpours.
There was a treat for anyone looking skywards in Norfolk last night as the Northern Lights were visible from the coast. This picture was taken from Salthouse Heath by Russell Waite.
The aurora borealis is caused by charge particles from the sun interacting with the atmosphere and is normally only seen in countries much closer to the North Pole.
Today is likely to be a mostly dry day with sunny spells, with just a small chance of the odd shower at first in the east. Temperatures should peak in the high-teens degrees Celsius. Maximum Temperature 19°C.
Tonight it will become generally cloudy, with a chance of patchy light rain at times, especially towards the east. Temperatures should remain in double figures given the cloud cover. Minimum Temperature 12°C.
Tomorrow will be mainly cloudy, with limited bright or sunny intervals. While many areas should stay dry, eastern parts may continue to see the odd spot of rain at times. Maximum Temperature 18°C.
For the rest of the week it'll be rather cloudy initially, but becoming clearer late Wednesday to leave Thursday warmer and sunnier. Mainly dry, with any rain on Tuesday light and patchy, generally dry from midweek.
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A keen northeasterly breeze will make it feel cold today and there'll be a smattering of showers across the east of England
It may have been a dry and sunny end to September but it was a chilly month - the coldest in the Anglia region for more than two decades.