LIVE: Storm warnings, scarecrows and Tolpuddle Martyrs - the weekend in Dorset
Amber warning for today includes heavy, thundery showers, thunderstorms, possibility of some torrential downpours with frequent lightning, large hail and locally strong gusts.
- Met Office says significant flooding is possible and the public should be prepared for the risk of disruption from any of these elements.
- Events today include fundraising event for Help for Heroes, Holdenhurst Village scarecrow festival and the Tolpuddle Martyrs Festival.
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