MORE thunder and heavy rain is forecast for Southampton this afternoon despite a sunny start to the day.

At around lunchtime, the bright sunshine was covered by thick clouds and rain poured over the city, followed by hail.

Hail hit Southampton earlier this afternoon

The Met Office says that more heavy rain is forecast for 2pm this afternoon, with thunder expected to hit Southampton at around 4pm.

Further rain is expected at around 8pm this evening before it subsides at around 10pm.

Daily Echo: The Met Office's forecast for SouthamptonThe Met Office's forecast for Southampton