A yellow weather warning for severe thunderstorms and heavy rain across Ayrshire have been issued by the Met Office.

The warning is valid from this evening through until Tuesday evening with heavy showers and thunderstorms potentially bringing difficult travelling conditions and flooding.

Travellers are advised there is a good chance driving conditions will be affected by spray, standing water and/or hail, leading to longer journey times by car and bus, with delays to train services possible.

Residents are advised over possible short term loss of power and other services, some damage to a few buildings and structures from lightning strikes.

Please stay up up to date with the latest forecasts and warnings at www.metoffice.gov.uk