Amber thunderstorm warning issued for parts of East Anglia

The Met Office has issued an amber weather warning for some areas of East Anglia. Areas affected include Norwich, Chelmsford and Ipswich. See if your area is affected here.

What to expect:

  • Spray and sudden flooding probably leading to difficult driving conditions and some road closures

  • Where flooding or lightning strikes occur, delays and some cancellations to train and bus services are likely

  • Power cuts likely to occur and other services to some homes and businesses could be lost

  • Flooding of homes and businesses is likely and could happen quickly, with damage to some buildings from floodwater, lightning strikes, hail or strong winds

The weather warning is in place from 4pm to 9pm 14 October.