Severe weather warning for London and South East

The Met Office has issued a Yellow warning for London and the South East which means there could be severe weather (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

The Met Office has issued a Yellow warning for London and the South East which means there could be severe weather (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

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The Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning for London and the South East.

London has been hit by strong wind, hail and rain (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)London has been hit by strong wind, hail and rain (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

Hail has hit London today, with John R Hutchison warning on Twitter earlier: “Holy crap! Massive hailstorm just blew through town from north, headed for London. Strongest hail I’ve seen in UK! Thunder too. Get indoors.”

A yellow warning means that severe weather is possible over the next few days and could affect you.

The Met Office says Yellow means that you should plan ahead and think about possible travel delays, or the disruption of your day to day activities. A spokesman said: “The Met Office is monitoring the developing weather situation and Yellow means keep an eye on the latest forecast and be aware that the weather may change or worsen, leading to disruption of your plans in the next few days.”

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