Yellow thunderstorm warning issued by the Met Office
Heavy rain for much of the south could lead to flooding, leaving businesses and homes at risk of damage, forecasters warned.
A yellow thunder warning has been put in place for London and much of England and parts of Wales until 5 a.m. Monday, the Met Office said.
Throughout Sunday and into Monday morning, the Met Office said there could be the possibility of “difficult driving conditions” and possible flooding in some areas.
A warning on the Met Office website added: ‘There is a small chance that homes and businesses could quickly be flooded, with damage to some buildings due to flood water, lightning, hail or storms. strong winds.”
Although there will be heavy rain throughout Sunday, temperatures will hit a high of 18C on Sunday in London.
These reasonably warm temperatures will remain in the capital on Monday, although humid conditions will remain into the morning across the capital.
The warning adds that transport could also be affected, including potential road closures and train cancellations.
“There is a weather warning which runs from 4am (Sunday) to 5am Monday, the risk is mainly in central and southern England,” said Met Office meteorologist Rebecca Hudson.
“It’s almost in a sort of triangular shape. So it goes from East Yorkshire roughly to the Cardiff area, East Devon, London as well and East Anglia.
Before adding: “The heaviest band moves on Sunday morning, then weakens in the afternoon, but then there are other heavy showers on Sunday evening.
“And then as we go into the night things will gradually dry out until Monday morning.
“There will be heavier showers overnight Sunday into Monday, but these will gradually weaken, then Monday will be much drier with some sunny spells as well.”