Storms forecast for Liverpool as weather warnings in place

Thunderstorms are set to hit Liverpool as the region braces itself for another week of windy weather.

According to the Met Office heavy rain is forecast on Sunday, with temperatures reaching a maximum of 16 degrees.

The showers are predicted to start around 10am and last until around 2pm, before returning again in the evening.

The weather experts said there is also the risk of thunder in some parts of Merseyside tomorrow.

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This comes ahead of two yellow weather warnings for wind which have been put in place for next week.

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The first warning has been issued for Tuesday, following the aftermath of Storm Ellen this week.

A second weather warning is also forecast for Wednesday, with high winds of up to 35mph expected.

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A Wave during High tide at Crosby beach.

The Met Office said: "Sunshine and showers on Monday.

"Turning unsettled on Tuesday and Wednesday with cloudy skies, outbreaks of heavy rain and strong winds. Turning brighter and showery later Wednesday. Feeling rather cool."

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The long range forecast shows "unsettled" weather with strong winds and spells of rain across much of the UK.

As we approach the bank holiday weekend, the Met Office predict the windy conditions will become more confined to northern and eastern areas, while the driest conditions will mostly likely be in the south.