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Amber flood warning issued by the Met Office

Periods of heavy rain today Photo: ITV Central

An Amber Weather Warning has been issued by the Met Office.

Valid from 07:00 until 16:00 today, Monday, 24th September 2012.

Periods of heavy rain, including some torrential downpours, are likely across east Wales, the West Midlands, West Country and into central southern England, gradually clearing northwards during the day.

Be prepared for an increased risk of both surface water and river flooding during this period.

Check www.environment-agency.gov.uk for flood updates - warnings updated every 15 minutes.

Check www.metoffice.gov.uk for weather warning status.