THUNDERSTORMS are expected to hit parts of the Borders today (Monday, May 27) as a yellow warning has been issued.

The Met Office said the yellow warning for thunder - which is in place from 11am to 10pm - will also see "slow-moving heavy showers" throughout the day.

The heavy showers could cause flooding in places and make driving conditions difficult.

A Met Office spokesperson said: "Slow-moving showers and thunderstorms are expected to develop during Monday.

"Rainfall accumulations will vary significantly across the warning area but 10-20 mm in an hour is likely in places with a chance of up to 30-40 mm in a few hours.

"Lightning may also cause impacts."

The inclement weather could also cause power cuts and delays to public transport.

The areas covered by the warning include Innerleithen, Galashiels, Selkirk, Melrose, Lauder, and Eyemouth.

For more information and guidance on staying safe during a thunderstorm, visit the Met Office's website.