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

The Yellow notice warns of heavy showers and thunder storms between 12:00 on Aug 21 and 22:00 on Sat 21.

Many places missing the worst, but heavy showers and thunderstorms may cause some transport disruption and perhaps flooding.

What to expect

  • There is a good chance driving conditions will be affected by spray, standing water and/or hail, leading to longer journey times by car and bus
  • Delays to train services are possible
  • Some short term loss of power and other services is possible, with possible damage due to lightning strikes
  • Flooding of a few homes and businesses could occur.