After days of record-breaking temperatures and red weather warnings, thunderstorms are now heading to the region following a yellow weather warning. 

As the Met Office warns of heavy showers and thunderstorms on Wednesday, July 20 from 1pm until 9pm. 

Disruption is set to impact travels with flooding and lighting stikes to occur and spray that could lead to difficulty driving. 

The weather office has also said that there is a chance of power cuts due to the thunder and lighting. 

A Met Office spokesperson said: "Heavy showers and thunderstorms are expected to develop across central, southern and eastern parts of England on Wednesday afternoon.

"Whilst most places will see only small amounts of rain there is a chance of some isolated heavy downpours and lightning.

"Where these occur a few sites could see 20-30 mm in an hour and 50 mm in 3 hours."

Thunderstorms weather warning for London: 

This is what the Met Office is warning to expect:

  • Where flooding or lightning strikes occur, there is a chance of delays and some cancellations to train and bus services
  • Spray and sudden flooding could lead to difficult driving conditions and some road closures
  • There is a slight chance that power cuts could occur and other services to some homes and businesses could be lost