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'Be aware' warning of rain issued

The warning's valid from noon to 8pm. Credit: Patrick Seeger/DPA/PA Images

The Met Office has issued a yellow 'be aware' warning for parts of North, East and Central Wales:

Powys, Wrexham, Monmouthshire, Torfaen, Blaenau Gwent, Caerphilly, Newport, Cardiff, Merthyr Tydfil, Rhondda Cynon Taff, Vale of Glamorgan, Bridgend, Neath Port Talbot, Denbighshire

No let up in heavy rain

The warning's valid until 11pm Saturday. Credit: HOCH ZWEI/DPA/Press Association Images

The Met Office has issued a 'be aware' warning of heavy rain for parts of Wales until late on Saturday.

The areas affected are :

Blaenau Gwent, Bridgend, Caerphilly, Cardiff, Carmarthenshire, Merthyr Tydfil, Monmouthshire, Neath Port Talbot, Newport, Pembrokeshire, Powys, Rhonnda Cynon Taff, Swansea, Torfaen, Vale of Glamorgan and Ceredigion.

There are 19 flood alerts in force.

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Heavy rain warning

The warning is valid until 10.00am. Credit: Patrick Seeger/DPA/Press Association Images

A yellow "be aware" warning of heavy rain is in force for South and South West Wales.

The Met Office says the ground is already wet so with 10 - 30 mm of rain likely there is a risk of localised flooding.

The areas affected are: Blaenau Gwent, Bridgend, Caerphilly, Cardiff, Carmarthenshire, Merthyr Tydfil, Neath Port Talbot, Newport, Pembrokeshire, Rhonnda Cynon Taff, Swansea, Torfaen, Vale of Glamorgan

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Rain warning for South Wales

The warning is valid until 10.00am Credit: Karl-Josef Hildenbrand/DPA/PA Images

The Met Office has issued a yellow "be aware" warning of heavy rain in South Wales.

It says 15mm to 25mm could fall in six hours and up to 40mm on high ground.

The areas affected: Swansea, Bridgend, Neath Port Talbot, Vale of Glamorgan, Rhonnda Cynon Taff, Cardiff, Caerphilly, Merthyr Tydfil.

The Met Office says there is a risk of localised flooding.

Heavy rain warning

The warning's valid until 23.59 Credit: Patrick Seeger

There's a "be aware" warning from the Met office of heavy rain for the whole of Wales.

Forecasters say there could be locally torrential downpours in places.

Localised flooding's also a possibility.

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