MORE thunderstorms are expected to hit the district today, according to the Met Office.

The weather service has issued a yellow warning for storms from 1.30pm today until 6am tomorrow.

Locally, thunder and lightning is expected to hit the south west of the district, including Haydon Bridge, Allendale, and Alston.

However, the Met Office is warning that much of the west of the country is expected to be impacted.

The weather service predict that flooding of homes and businesses could happen quickly, with damage to property caused by flooding, lightning, hail, and strong winds.