A WEATHER warning has been issued over incoming thunderstorms for the North West of England. 

The warning is for 14:00 (UTC+1) on September 5 and 02:00 (UTC+1) on September 6.

Thunderstorms are likely to cause disruption in some places during Monday afternoon and night.

What to expect

  • Driving conditions are likely to be affected by spray, standing water, hail and gusty winds, leading to longer journey times by car and bus
  • Some flooding of a few homes and businesses likely, leading to some damage to buildings or structures
  • Delays to some train services are likely
  • Probably some damage to a few buildings and structures from either lightning strikes or gusty winds
  • Some short term loss of power and other services is likely