A WEATHER warning has been issued for heavy, thundery showers by the Met Office.

Issued at 10.45am this morning, the yellow warning is in place until 11pm and has advised the public to be aware of the risk of localised flooding.

Heavy, slow-moving showers are expected.

A statement said: "A moist, unstable airmass will affect the area leading to heavy showers and a risk of hail and thunderstorms.

"Rainfall totals of 20-30mm are likely in a short space of time, perhaps exceeding 50mm locally."