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Flood warnings issued as heavy rain forecast

Some parts of the UK are at risk of flooding due to heavy rain. The Met Office has issued yellow warnings for southwest England and South Wales, while the Environment Agency has flood issued warnings and alerts.

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Met Office warns of flood risk as heavy rain expected

Some parts of the UK are at risk of flooding due to heavy rain, the Met Office has warned.

The Met Office has issued a yellow severe weather warning, meaning "be aware", for southwest England and South Wales

The Met Office's rainfall radar. Credit: Met Office

Given continued saturated ground conditions, forecasters said the public should be aware of the likelihood of localised flooding.

The Met Office's warning runs until 7pm tonight.

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