Met Office issues yellow thunderstorm warning for Ealing

  Posted: 20.07.21 at 16:39 by Dimitris Kouimtsidis

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THE Met Office has issued a yellow thunderstorm warning for Ealing this afternoon.

Thunder and lightning can be expected at 5pm and will last for two hours, according to the latest forecast.

The yellow warning means that the storm could cause flooding, affect power supplies and disrupt transport.

Specifically, the following can be expected:

• Flooding of homes and businesses could happen quickly, with damage to some buildings from floodwater, lightning strikes, hail or strong winds.
• Spray and sudden flooding could 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.
• Power cuts might occur and other services to some homes and businesses could be lost.

Advice on how to travel and stay safe in thunderstorms can be found HERE.

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