June 17, 2017 12:48 pm
Updated: June 17, 2017 3:53 pm

Severe thunderstorm watch in effect for London

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Environment Canada has issued a severe thunderstorm watch for London and surrounding areas.

 

The national weather agency said conditions are favourable for the development of severe thunderstorms that could produce hail, wind gusts, and heavy rain.

READ MORE: Environment Canada ends tornado warning for London-Middlesex area

The thunderstorms are slated to develop in the early afternoon and last into the evening, according to the advisory.

You can see the latest radar for the region here.

Environment Canada had issued a tornado warning for London and surrounding areas Saturday afternoon but the warning has since ended.

Residents are reminded that gusty winds can toss loose objects and can cause damage vehicles, weak buildings, and tree branches.

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