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What time will thunderstorms hit the region this afternoon?

Thunderstorms are expected to arrive this afternoon...
Thunderstorms are expected to arrive this afternoon...

Thunderstorms are expected to hit East Midlands this afternoon.

According to the Met Office, thunderstorms could break out between 2pm and 9pm.

The Met Office said there is a 'small chance' that homes and businesses could be flooded quickly, with damage to some buildings from floodwater, lightning strikes, hail or strong winds.

There is also slight chance that power cuts could occur and other services to some homes and businesses could be lost.

Commuters are being warned about possible delays on trains, bus services and the roads.