Peterborough braced for thunderstorms after sizzling bank holiday

Thunderstorms are forecast
Thunderstorms are forecast
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Thunderstorms could lead to homes flooding in Peterborough, bringing an abrupt end to the glorious bank holiday weather.

The Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning for thunderstorms and has warned that heavy showers could see “homes and businesses flooded quickly”.

With lightning, hail and strong winds also possible, commuters may face travel disruption as well as power cuts.

The warning is in place from noon today (Tuesday) until midnight.