THE Met Office has issued a thunderstorm warning for Bradford with a chance of flash flooding and buildings being damaged by lightning strikes.

The yellow weather warning covers the whole of the city, and stretches from Nottingham all the way to Aberdeen, in Scotland.

It runs from 12.40pm today until the end of the evening.

The Met Office said: "Thunderstorms may bring disruption during Sunday afternoon and evening."

What to expect according to The Met Office

  • Flooding of homes and businesses could happen quickly, with damage to some buildings from floodwater, lightning strikes, hail or strong winds
  • Where flooding or lightning strikes occur, there is a chance of delays and some cancellations to train and bus services
  • Spray and sudden flooding could lead to difficult driving conditions and some road closures
  • Some communities might become cut off if roads flood
  • Power cuts might occur and other services to some homes and businesses could be lost
  • Fast flowing or deep floodwater is possible, causing a danger to life

There is a separate warning for thunderstorms in Scotland on Monday, covering places like Perth, Glasgow and Edinburgh.

This alert runs from midnight until 6am tomorrow.