A man from Leamington Spa is about to embark on a gruelling run, which is described as the toughest footrace on earth.
Andy Heath, 57, will begin the 156-mile Marathon de Sables across the Sahara Desert this weekend.
He says it's difficult trying to prepare for the run without causing an injury.
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The rain will become heavy at times, and also prolonged.
Rain will spread across the region by lunchtime, turning heavy in places. Staying cloudy with some brightness in the southeast later.