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Thunderstorms triggered by the warm Bank Holiday weather have given parts of the Anglia region an overnight soaking.
Up to 9 mm (a third of an inch) of rain fell in a couple of hours in some parts of the area.
Most of the showers have moved away but more are expected to develop during Monday.
Rainfall in two hours from 3am on Monday in the Anglia region
- 8.6 mm in Charsfield, Suffolk
- 8.0 mm in Wattisham, Suffolk
- 7.8 mm in Bedford
- 6.4 mm in Northampton
- 6.4 mm in Cavendish, Suffolk
- 6.2 mm in Stowe, Buckinghamshire
- 6.0 mm in Tibenham, Norfolk
- 5.6 mm in Andrewsfield near Braintree, Essex
- 5.4 mm in Cambridge
The Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning for the risk of torrential downpours and thunderstorms in the Anglia region overnight Sunday into Bank Holiday Monday.
Although many areas will miss the heaviest rain, the Met Office says where the downpours occur there could be some disruption, with sudden flooding of roads, transport routes, homes and businesses possible locally.
The forecaster is also warning that frequent lightning in association with the heaviest rain may also temporarily disrupt power supplies.
It has been a sizzling start to the Bank Holiday weekend with temperatures soaring to 27°C (81°F) on the north Norfolk coast making it the hottest place in England.
Despite a brief period of thundery rain crossing the Anglia region on Saturday morning, the temperature reached 27°C at Weybourne in Norfolk at 1pm. It was 26.7°C at nearby Cromer.
It is the hottest day of the year in the Anglia region and the warmest since it reached 30°C on 15 September 2016.
An average day in late May would normally see temperatures peaking at 17-18°C.
The weather will cool off slightly over the rest of the Bank Holiday weekend and the Met Office has issued a weather warning for the risk of more thundery downpours on Sunday night.
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