HEAVY showers are expected to hit Southampton on the final day of the Platinum Jubilee celebrations. 

According to the Met Office, parts of the South East will experience "heavy rain" today from around 4pm until 6pm.

Update: Red Arrows flypast cancelled due to lack of visibility

In Southampton, there is a 50 per cent chance of rain between 3pm and 5pm.

This will rise to 90 per cent between 5pm and 7pm.

The change in weather conditions threatens the Red Arrows flypast.

Aircraft are set to soar through the skies over Southampton docks around 4.35pm.

However, this might change.

Read more: Doubts over Red Arrows flypast after morning displays cancelled due to poor weather

The day is set to become 'drier' and 'brighter' after 6pm, with the possibility of some sunny spells.

Forecasters also say there is a chance of occasional thundery showers.

The maximum temperature today will be 22 degrees.

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