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Heavy showers with hail and thunder are crossing the Anglia region on Friday afternoon.
The region has already had a soaking this summer with a wet July followed by 50% more rain than normal during the first part of August.
- The rainfall radar video below shows the areas in the Anglia region affected by the thunderstorms
The Anglia region has suffered its coldest start to August for many years and the summer weather is still on the showery side.Read the full story ›
The Environment Agency has issued a number of flood alerts in the Anglia region after heavy rain.Read the full story ›
An area of heavy rain will sink slowly southwards through the day. Some transport routes may be affected by localised flooding leading to longer journey times.
In addition, flooding of homes and businesses is possible. The heaviest of the rain should gradually push away during the late evening.
The warning is valid between 00:05 Wed 9th and 23:55 Wed 9th
The first half of 2017 is one of the hottest ever in East Anglia after a run of fairly warm years.Read the full story ›