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Homes hit by flash flooding

More than 50 homes were hit by by flash flooding following heavy rain that broke the heatwave in a series of heavy thunderstorms. Nottinghamshire Police said houses in Southwell were particularly badly hit by the extreme weather.

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More thundery downpours expected

Further thundery downpours are forecast across eastern parts of England and the northeastern half of Scotland, although these should clear from the west during the early morning in England, but hang on into the early afternoon across the far northeast of Scotland.

More thundery downpours expected. Credit: Met Office

There is also a risk of further heavy showers developing over parts of Scotland and northeast England during the afternoon.

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