Heavy thundery rain warnings issued for Wirral & Liverpool

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Mark Bartley – Wirral from Liverpool

The Met Office have issued Wirral & Liverpool a severe weather warning for heavy thundery rain.

Merseyside is the only area in the country to be on a severe weather warning, which is in place from 6:50pm to 9:30pm Saturday night.

Heavy showers and thunderstorms are expected to form across Merseyside and will drift west over the next few hours before fading.

The Met Office say: “A warm, humid airstream has produced a cluster of thunderstorms which are moving slowly westwards across urban areas this evening.

“15 to 20 mm of rain could fall in an hour locally”.

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Met Office warning area

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