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Thunderstorm, lightening and heavy rains in the West Midlands

Heavy, thundery downpours have swept through the West Midlands this evening.

Met Office have said many parts should stay dry on Sunday but a few thundery showers may break out during the afternoon.

Cross Country train services were disrupted between Nuneaton and Leicester due to lightning strike at Narborough.

Yellow warning for rain despite warm weekend

The Met Office has issued a Yellow Warning for rain for the East and West Midlands.

Rain clouds over Ludlow last week Credit: Les Stinton

It's in effect from 2pm until 10pm today, and covers Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire, Leicestershire, Northamptonshire, Herefordshire, Shropshire, Staffordshire, Warwickshire, Worcestershire and the West Midlands.

A yellow warning means people should be aware, because severe weather is possible. The Met Office says it should prompt people to think ahead about possible travel delays or disruption to day to day activities.

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