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  • Writer's pictureAyrshire Daily News

Yellow warning for Thunderstorms issued across Ayrshire 

19:00 Today until 10:00 Tomorrow Heavy showers and thunderstorms will bring difficult travelling conditions and localised flooding.

Heavy showers and some thunderstorms will develop over parts of Northern Ireland and southern Scotland on Friday evening before extending further northeast over Scotland overnight.

Heavy bursts of rain are expected, with hail also possible, giving accumulations of locally 15-30 mm within a few hours. The showers will move away from Northern Ireland in the early hours of Saturday then ease over Scotland later in the morning.

What to expect

- There is a good chance driving conditions will be affected by spray, standing water and/or hail, leading to longer journey times by car and bus

- Delays to train services are possible

- Some short term loss of power and other services is likely

- Probably some damage to a few buildings and structures from lightning strikes

- Some flooding of a few homes and businesses is possible, leading to some damage to buildings or structures


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