Weather warning as heavy rain and thunderstorms predicted in Lincoln

A weather warning has been issued by the Met Office for heavy rain and thunderstorms in Lincoln over the next 24 hours.

The Met Office’s yellow warning is valid from 12.30pm on October 6 to 4pm on October 7.

An area of low pressure will move slowly across Britain, bringing the potential for thundery showers.

Light winds mean that the downpours will be slow-moving as well as intense, with the possibility of 15mm or more falling in less than an hour.

Temporary localised surface water flooding, together with minor disruption to travel is expected in some areas.

Conditions are expected to improve across Lincolnshire through tomorrow afternoon.