The met office has issued a yellow weather warning for Yorkshire & Humber which is in force until 23:59 on Friday June 18.
What to expect
Spray and sudden flooding will lead to difficult driving conditions and some road closures
Where flooding or lightning strikes occur, there is a chance of delays and some cancellations to train and bus services
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Power cuts might occur and other services to some homes and businesses could be lost
Flooding of homes and businesses could happen quickly, with damage to some buildings from floodwater or possibly lightning strikes
Spells of prolonged and often heavy rain will continue to affect parts of England today, before clearing from most areas this evening. 20-40 mm of rain will fall quite widely, with a few locations seeing 50-70 mm within around 12 hours.
The forecast for the rest of the weekend is changeable, with Saturday promising to be the best day of the weekend.
Any early rain will clear. Variable cloud cover will allow warm sunny spells to develop, but with a few showers. Brisk winds on coasts will ease. Maximum temperature 21 °C.
Outlook for Sunday to Tuesday:
Cloudy with occasionally heavy, thundery rain on Sunday, feeling rather cool. Monday and Tuesday will have more variable cloud, perhaps a few heavy showers with some sunny intervals possible.