The Met Office has issued weather warnings for thunderstorms across most of England, including Oxfordshire.

The latest alert reads: “Following rain overnight and during the morning, heavier showers and thunderstorms are likely to break out by late morning.

“These becoming more widespread into the afternoon, with torrential downpours possible in a few places, bringing around 20 mm of rain in less than an hour and 30-40 mm in a couple of hours. Lightning and hail may prove additional hazards in some locations.”

The Met Office warns the public to be aware of the potential for some disruption to travel.

“Many places missing the worst, but heavy showers and thunderstorms may cause some transport disruption and perhaps flooding.

Driving conditions are likely to be affected by spay, standing water and even hail, leading to longer journey times.

Locals are warned to brace for possible short-term loss of power and other services due to lightning strikes damage.

The yellow warning for thunderstorms is in place between 12:00 and 22:00 tomorrow Saturday 21.