Saturday starts thundery and unsettled with an Amber warning for heavy rain for the south and east of the region and a yellow warning further north - torrential rain in places especially through the south of the region. Mid to late afternoon we expect a drier brighter spell before the second swathe of torrential rain pushes in early evening.
Rainfall totals expected: 2-3 inches in a few hours from both events. Locally 20-25mm rain in an hour in a few spots.
Showers continue on Saturday night.
Improvement. Scattering of showers and bright or sunny spells, warm with temperatures in the low 20's celsius.
Quite a bit of cloud around, so bright rather than sunny at times.
Sunny spells. Warm.