THUNDERSTORMS are expected in Surrey and Hampshire on Monday afternoon, the Met Office has warned.

A ’yellow’ weather warning is in place for London & South East England between midday and 10pm on Monday, June 28.

Forecasters say many places will miss the worst of the storms, but scattered torrential thundery downpours may bring some impacts, such as flooded roads.

A Met Office spokesman said: "Following clearance of overnight heavy rain, there is the potential for thundery downpours to develop across parts of southern England on Monday afternoon, lasting well into the evening.

"Where these form, they could prove to be slow-moving and produce large amounts of rainfall, with 20 to 30 mm falling within an hour and perhaps a few places seeing 50 to 60 mm in two to three hours.

"Lightning, hail and gusty winds may prove additional hazards in a few locations."