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Torrential rain leaves village green underwater

The village green at South Creake is awash Credit: Kassandra Wells

Heavy showers have caused the stream at South Creake in Norfolk to overflow its banks.

Kassandra Wells sent us these pictures. She says she's never seen such bad flooding in the village.

The Met Office has issued a weather warning for the region, warning that heavy showers could cause disruption until 10pm tonight.

Some will become thundery, leading to slow-moving downpours across the warning area. Some locations will miss these but where they do occur, please be aware of possible localised flooding and disruption to travel. Lightning could be an additional hazard.

– Met Office

A viewer in King's Lynn tweeted us this video of thunder over the town.

Water from the stream has flooded the green Credit: Kassandra Wells
Heavy showers have left the village soaked Credit: Kassandra Wells

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Weather warning for heavy thundery showers in the Anglia region

The Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning for further heavy showers which may become thundery.

Area covered by yellow weather warning for heavy rain on Tuesday. Credit: Met Office

The yellow weather warning is in force from 10am until 10pm on Tuesday 14 June 2016

The Met Office says Heavy showers will develop more widely again today. Some will become thundery, leading to slow-moving downpours across the warning area.

The Met Office added: "Some locations will miss these but where they do occur, please be aware of possible localised flooding and disruption to travel. Lightning could be an additional hazard."

"As with most recent days, temperatures will rise, triggering some heavy downpours.

"These may locally produce 15 to 25 mm of rainfall in an hour, bringing the risk of flooding, especially if affecting urban areas."

– Met Office Chief Forecaster's Assessment

There is a further yellow warning for similar conditions in the Anglia region on Wednesday. That warning is in force from 10am until 9pm.

Dramatic pictures show funnel cloud captured over Essex

Pictures sent in by a viewer in Essex show what appears to be a funnel cloud in the skies over the county.

Hannah Kelsey captured the pictures as a storm brewed over Writtle.

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Weather warning for more heavy rain extended to Wednesday

The Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning for heavy rain in the Anglia region for the third consecutive day.

The area covered by a yellow weather warning for the risk of heavy rain on Monday. Credit: Met Office

The weather warning is in force from noon until 9pm on Monday 13 June 2016 but has been extended to cover both tomorrow and Wednesday.

The Met Office is warning of the risk of possible localised flooding and disruption to travel.

It says scattered heavy thundery showers are expected to develop, and will once again lead to slow-moving downpours across the warning area.

But it adds some parts will inevitably miss most, or all, of the heavier rain.

"Another day when the June sunshine looks like triggering some heavy and slow-moving downpours.

"15-20 mm could fall within an hour in scattered locations, bringing the risk of flooding, especially if across urban areas."

– Met Office Chief Forecaster's assessment

Weather warning for thundery downpours on Sunday

The Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning for the risk of heavy and thundery downpours in the Anglia region on Sunday.

The area covered by a yellow weather warning for the risk of heavy rain on Sunday 12 June 2016. Credit: Met Office

The weather warning is valid from noon until 9pm on Sunday 12 June 2016

The Met Office says there is the risk of localised flooding and possible disruption to travel.

It says: "Although some areas, perhaps even individual counties, are likely to escape the heaviest rain, some slow-moving, heavy, thundery downpours are again likely to develop across parts of the warning area on Sunday afternoon.

"The showers and thunderstorms should ease from the west during the evening."

"A complex frontal system will maintain relatively warm and humid conditions across much of the area.

"Where sunshine breaks through, rising temperatures will help trigger scattered heavy downpours, with local thunder, and these will be slow-moving, given the light winds.

"15-25 mm of rain could fall locally within an hour, with 30-40 mm possible in the space of 3 to 4 hours.

"Such amounts are likely to cause localised flooding, especially if they affect urban areas, or areas affected by downpours in recent days."

– Met Office Chief Forecaster's assessment

The Met Office has also issued a further weather warning for scattered heavy thundery showers in the Anglia region on Monday.

The yellow weather warning is valid from noon until 9pm on Monday 13 June 2016

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