New Forest and Christchurch hit with yellow weather warning for thunderstorms and heavy downpours
THE New Forest and Christchurch are set for heavy downpours and thunderstorms tomorrow (Thursday), forecasters have warned.
The Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning for large parts of the country from 10am until midnight.
Forecasters are warning that torrential downpours could cause disruption to travel, with spray from the road surface and flooding leading to difficult driving conditions.
Residents may also be hit with power cuts and a loss to other services in their homes and businesses.
A Met Office spokesperson added: "There is a small chance that some communities become cut off by flooded roads."