Thunderstorm warning issued in Suffolk as heavy rain forecast

Lightening Bolt taken of thethunder storm this morning 4.25am 19/07/2017 - taken from my bedroom wi

The Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning for west Suffolk for Wednesday - Credit: Peter Cutts/

A weather warning for thunderstorms has been issued in parts of Suffolk with forecasters predicting heavy showers for the rest of the week.

The Met Office has issued the yellow warning for the western half of the county, including the towns of Stowmarket, Bury St Edmunds, Newmarket and Haverhill.

It will be in effect from 4am to 12pm on Wednesday, with the Met Office warning sudden flooding is possible during this time.

Rain is expected to fall throughout Wednesday, but it is expected to subside by Thursday.

Friday and Saturday are expected to be clear and bright, according to the latest forecast.

Become a Supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years. Our industry faces testing times, which is why we're asking for your support. Every contribution will help us continue to produce local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Become a Supporter