Thunderstorms warning issued for Leicester and Leicestershire

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The Met Office has issued a weather warning for thunderstorms across Leicester and Leicestershire for next week.

A yellow weather warning has been issued for thunderstorms in the East Midlands as rain and lightning is set to batter the county. 

Although the country is currently in the mist of a heatwave, this is due to change next week.

The weather warning is expected to last for Monday to Wednesday, with thunderstorms likely across several parts of the country.

A spokesperson for the Met Office said: “As well as on Monday and Tuesday, thunderstorms are also possible on Wednesday. Details are uncertain, but where thunderstorms develop they could be torrential”.

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