LIGHTNING has been forecast in Southampton this evening.

The BBC's weather service predicts thundery showers between 2pm and 10pm, which could be bad new for Rolling Stones fans at St Mary's Stadium.

The broadcaster also says there is up to a 79 per cent chance that it will rain during the show this evening.

Daily Echo:

PICTURED: A BBC weather forecast for today

Its forecast says: "Early mist and fog will lift to leave today fairly cloudy with some showery rain, which could be heavy and thundery.

"However, there could be some sunny spells breaking through at times.

"Tonight it will remain warm and humid with generally cloudy skies as well as further showers or showery rain, which could be heavy and thundery."