Witnesses have described the moments a ferocious storm struck parts of the region, causing disruption to transport and damage to properties.
One home owner in Essex whose house was damaged, said it was like"bowling balls hitting the roof of her house."
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A cloudy morning with patchy rain. It will brighten up a little into the afternoon with the odd sharp shower developing.
Mostly cloudy but mainly dry tonight. A mainly dry morning tomorrow with sunny intervals, some scattered showers are possible later.
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