A weather alert has been issued for parts of Norfolk as a line of severe thunderstorms are set to move across the county.

The Met Office has set a yellow weather warning from 3pm until 6pm today (September 10) across a large area.

People in King's Lynn, Watton, Fakenham, Wells-next-the-Sea and Hunstanton have been warned about the prospect of storms.

There is a chance that homes and businesses could be damaged by lightning strikes, hail or strong winds.

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Power cuts may also occur, while some other services to some homes and businesses could be lost.

A spokesman for the Met Office has said that the line of storm will "push quickly northeast across the East Midlands and northern East Anglia".

The warning comes after Norfolk saw some of the hottest days this year over the weekend.

Houghton Hall recorded a high of 31C on Saturday, September 9, with parts of the coast seeing slightly lower temperatures with Cromer at 25C.