Wales weather: Parts face four days of thunderstorms

Parts of Wales are braced for four days of heavy rain and thunderstorms after enjoying a heatwave.

Wales recorded its hottest day of the year on Sunday with the mercury hitting 27C in some parts of the country.

Now the Met Office has issued a yellow thunderstorms weather warning for south and most of mid Wales from 18:00 BST on Wednesday and all of Thursday.

Another yellow storm warning covers parts of south-east Wales between 09:00 on Friday and 09:00 on Saturday.

Forecasters are warning of a “small chance” of flooding to homes and businesses as well as lightning strikes, hail and strong winds.

The Met Office also said there “is a chance” of travel disruption, difficult driving conditions and even localised power cuts.