Thunderstorms set to hit Edinburgh as Met Office issues UK-wide warning

Thunderstorms are forecast to hit Edinburgh tonight, leading to possible power cuts and travel disruption.

Tuesday, 23rd July 2019, 1:05 pm
The Met Office has issued a UK-wide warning. Pic: Met Office/Anna_Pushkareva-Shutterstock
The Met Office has issued a UK-wide warning. Pic: Met Office/Anna_Pushkareva-Shutterstock

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It will follow a warm and humid day in the Capital, with temperatures expected to reach between 27c and 28c, which would make it the highest temperature recorded in Edinburgh so far this year.

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It adds that there is a "slight chance" of power cuts affecting homes and businesses and a small chance of a few properties being damaged.

There is also a chance driving conditions will be worsened by water spray, standing water or hail, leading to longer journey times by car and bus.

The Met Office has issued a UK-wide warning. Pic: Met Office/Anna_Pushkareva-Shutterstock