Met Office weather warning: Lightning, thunder and FLOOD alerts extended across UK TODAY

The yellow weather warning has been in place from 10am today (June 23) and will lapse at midnight, but not before thunder and lightning wreaks havoc across much of the country. The forecaster is urging vigilance as potential flash flooding could reach parts of the UK. And now Manchester, Preston, Lancashire and much of Wales are included in the alert.  Up to 60mm of rainwater falling in the space of two to three hours as torrential downpours batter much of Britain. 

 

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