Yorkshire Weather: When will the thunderstorms hit and how severe are they likely to be?

A lightning bolt over the Spinnaker Tower, Portsmouth last night as storms moved up the country toward Yorkshire. Picture: Steve Parsons/PA Wire
A lightning bolt over the Spinnaker Tower, Portsmouth last night as storms moved up the country toward Yorkshire. Picture: Steve Parsons/PA Wire
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Thunderstorms are continuing to affect parts of Britain, with lightning and heavy downpours expected to hit both the morning and evening rush hours.

Torrential rain could cause some localised flooding, and people are being warned of the risk of disruption to power networks from lightning strikes.

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