Weather: Downpours to pound south, drier in the north

Intense prolonged downpours are expected to pound much of the country on Friday, with rain sweeping across much of the south and Midlands.

Starting in the south west, the wet and windy weather will work it's way up to the midlands and East Anglia. However, it will be much drier in northern England and Scotland.

Weather Presenter Lucy Verasamy has the forecast: