The East coast has been put on flood alert by the Environment Agency because of high spring tides and a tidal surge.Read the full story ›
A September heatwave not seen for nearly 90 years turned to torrential downpours as a month's rain fell in a day in East Anglia.Read the full story ›
A September heatwave today turned into torrential storms that brought travel chaos to the East todayRead the full story ›
Two lightning strikes have led to massive disruption for thousands of rail passengers in the EastRead the full story ›
There were no reports of any injuries after the London Midland service from Milton Keynes to London Euston came off the track at 7am.Read the full story ›
A Flood Warning has been issued by the Environment Agency for the River Lee at Luton. Flooding is expected for The River Lee at Luton.
The Environment Agency says immediate action is required.
"Following this morning’s heavy rainfall, the river levels on the River Lee at Toddington Road in Luton have risen rapidly. We believe this is due to a blockage of the trash pins at Toddington Road. We have teams on their way to investigate the situation and will clear any blockage present.
"Further heavy rainfall is forecast today. River levels may to continue rise as a result of this blockage, but should fall sharply once our teams have managed to clear it."
Two people were injured and there is major disruption at London Euston after train came off the track during rush hour.Read the full story ›
The Met Office says there could be exceptionally amounts of rain during Friday with the potential for flooding and disruption to transport.
Frequent lightning and hail may be additional hazards.
Some places in the Anglia region have already seen nearly an inch of rain in the early hours of Friday.
23 mm (0.9 inches) of rain has fallen at Cavendish in Suffolk and 21 mm (0.8 inches) at Harpenden in Hertfordshire in the six hours up to 7am.
The Met Office has issued an amber weather warning for torrential thundery rain for parts of the Anglia region.Read the full story ›
The Met Office has issued an amber warning for heavy rain across Essex, Thurrock & Hertfordshire.
It's valid from 0300 Fri 16 Sep to 1000 Fri 16 Sep.