Heavy rain, thunder and lightning are expected across Wakefield this afternoon as a thunderstorm warning is issued.
The weather warning, issued by the Met Office, warns of a chance of flooding and travel disruption as the district faces a spell of thundery weather.
In place until midnight, the yellow warning covers much of England and Wales. A second warning, for rain, is in place across the North of England for all of tomorrow (Wednesday, July 31).
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In Wakefield, rain has been forecast from 2pm, and is expected to continue until late tomorrow evening.
Thunder and lightning are expected between 4pm and 8pm this evening, with temperatures reaching a high of 23°C.
Overnight, temperatures will remain in the high teens, with a chance of rain throughout.
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The weather will remain wet and cloudy across the district tomorrow, before beginning to dry up at around 8pm.
The Met Office has warned of a chance of flooding and power cuts, and has issued advice on staying safe during thunder and lightning.