Thunderstorms powered up by a plume of warm continental air have begun to unload “hefty downpours” and flashes of lightning over south-east England.
A warning of thunder, lightning and heavy rainfall has been issued for the whole of Tayside and Fife.
The UK is set to be hit by more thunderstorms and rain as unsettled weather continues.
Stormy winds have uprooted trees, knocked over traffic lights and disrupted travel in Croatia, injuring two people and prompting authorities to advise people to stay indoors.
Motorists have been warned to be cautious on one of the busiest bridges in Tayside as high winds batter the crossing.
Climate change is causing other impacts upon our seas, including changes in fish distribution, with species like cod moving further northwards, and warmer water fish such as red mullet moving in from the south.
‘Heavy, persistent rain’ will bring weekend flood risk, claims forecaster in week’s THIRD weather warning
Forecasters have issued another weather warning for Tayside and Fife - claiming "heavy and persistent rainfall" could bring a flood risk this weekend.
Storm Ali has forced part of a Dundee garden centre to close.
Tayside and Fife is "right in the track" of Storm Ali, which is forecast to batter Scotland with 75mph winds and cause widespread travel disruption on Wednesday.
A surprise hailstorm halted traffic on a busy Scottish motorway.