Thunderstorms are forecast for much of the UK - Will the Yorkshire Coast be affected?
The Met Office has issued a warning that some places across the UK are likely to see severe thunderstorms in the next few days, but there is significant uncertainty in location and timing.
What to expect
There is a small chance that homes and businesses could be flooded quickly, with damage to some buildings from floodwater, lightning strikes and large hail.
Where flooding or lightning strikes occur, there is a chance of delays and some cancellations to public transport.
Cyclists warned of danger to public after 40 stopped in Scarborough town centre
Dog walker 'repeatedly bitten' and assaulted during altercation near Scarborough's Peasholm Park
New ambulance station likely to be built near Scarborough Hospital after restrictive covenant lifted
Well-known Scarborough musician to open new Yorkshire music school
North Yorkshire's new council appoint Scarborough's Richard Flinton as chief executive
Spray and sudden flooding could lead to difficult driving conditions and increased chance of accidents.
There is a slight chance that power cuts could occur and other services to some homes and businesses could be lost
There is a small chance of fast flowing or deep floodwater causing danger to life
Yorkshire Coast Forecast for the next few days
Sunny with occasional thundery showers. Warm and humid.
Thundery showers will gradually die out through the morning, leaving some bright or sunny spells. Further scattered showers and thunderstorms are then likely to developing through the afternoon. Feeling warm and humid. Maximum temperature 27 °C.
Showers dying out this evening, then staying dry. Turning cloudier and cooler in the east, with mist or fog patches developing along the coast. Warm overnight. Minimum temperature 17 °C.
Cloud burning back toward the coast through the morning. Dry with sunny spells inland, but some thundery showers possible in the west later. Warm inland. Maximum temperature 28 °C.
Outlook for Thursday to Saturday:
Dry but rather cloudy Thursday, warm in developing sunny spells with isolated thundery showers possible. Increasingly cloudy through Friday and Saturday, with isolated showers as temperatures return close to normal.
A Message from our Editor
In order for us to continue to provide high quality and trusted local news, I am asking you to please purchase a copy of our newspapers.
With the coronavirus lockdown having a major impact on many of our local valued advertisers - and consequently the advertising that we receive - we are more reliant than ever on you helping us to provide you with news and information by buying a copy of our newspapers.
Our journalists are highly trained and our content is independently regulated by IPSO to some of the most rigorous standards in the world. But being your eyes and ears comes at a price. So we need your support more than ever to buy our newspapers during this crisis.
Stay safe, and best wishes.