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
- Video report by ITV News Anglia's Emily Knight
Flash flooding and lightning strikes hit parts of the Eastern Region last night.
The storms affected trains as overhead lines were damaged and a school in Essex was forced to close because of flooding.
Saffron Walden County High School was shut today because of flooding. The school said it was a reluctant but necessary closure.
The school sports centre was the worst affected.
The school has worked hard to ensure that it is safe and dry and can be re-opened tomorrow morning.
Residents at all four properties had to be evacuated after the lightning strike in Bradwell.Read the full story ›
Fire crews were called to a house fire in Bedford last night (18 July) following a lightning strike.
An elderly resident was rescued from a house in Dudley Street after lightning struck the TV aerial and caused a fire in the front living room of the property.
The casualty was treated for smoke inhalation.
Firefighters conducted safety investigations in the roof space of adjoining properties.
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 ›
It was a warm and humid day across Anglia and for some of us there were heavy showers and thunderstorms.
For those that like thunderstorms, watching a storm can be quite exciting but there is another way to experience one.
All you need is a radio!