This is when it is expected to thunder in Sunderland on Thursday, July 11
A yellow weather warning is in place across Sunderland for much of Thursday.
After waking to early drizzle, city residents are warned that thunderstorms are expected at any point between 10am-7pm.
Experts at the Met Office forecast that 4pm-6pm is the period when conditions are likely to be at their worst.
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In better news, however, the rain is expected to disappear overnight with Friday and Saturday likely to be a mix of sun and cloud with temperatures averaging between 16-18 degrees Celsius.