Storms strike across the Central region - your pictures

There are warnings for drivers and people to stay safe today, as heavy downpours are expected across the Midlands.

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Infant school in Derbyshire flooded by heavy rain

Field House Infant School in Ilkeston Credit: Google Street View

Derbyshire County Council say Field House Infant School in Ilkeston has been flooded due to the torrential rain.

Parents are being asked to collect their children if at all possible so staff can carry out a clean up operation.

It's hoped the school will reopen tomorrow.

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Video shows sheets of rain falling in Staffordshire

ITV News Central viewer Lindsey Betteridge has sent this video of sheets of rain and hail falling in Hawkesyard, Staffordshire, describing it at the "worst I've ever seen".

If you've been caught up in ay of the stormy weather and managed to take any pictures, email them to centralnews@itv.com.

Flash flooding hits Ilkeston as storms strike

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