THUNDERSTORMS are expected across parts of the Scottish Borders today and may cause disruption and localised flooding from this afternoon to evening.

A yellow weather warning comes into effect from 1pm an ends at 9pm.



 There is a small chance that homes and businesses could be flooded quickly, with damage to some buildings and temporary outdoor structures from floodwater, lightning strikes, large hail or strong winds

There is a small chance that some communities become temporarily cut off by flooded roads

Where flooding or lightning strikes occur, there is a chance of delays and some cancellations to train and bus services

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Spray and sudden flooding could lead to difficult driving conditions and some road closures

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