A tornado warning is in place for Norfolk as strong winds are set to batter the county.

The Tornado and Storm Research Organisation (Torro) has issued a severe weather forecast and warned that isolated tornadoes may hit Norfolk.

Torro warned Norfolk could see mesocyclones and a "low-topped supercell or two" may be possible.

The organisation defines a severe thunderstorm as producing tornadoes, hail with diameter of at least 20mm or non-tornadic winds of 55mph or more near the ground.

A spokesman for Torro said: "A cold front will cross the area overnight and on Thursday, with one or more waves developing along it, in response to an upper short-wave trough.

"Several areas of precipitation should accompany this, with some embedded convection possible."

It has warned East Anglia is particularly at risk with the highest chance of gusts and tornadoes this afternoon.

A yellow Met Office weather warning for strong winds stretches from Stalham to the south of the county and is in until 6pm today

A weather warning for rain is in place for the whole county until 5pm.