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Environment Agency warns of heavy rain

The is warning people across south and mid Wales to prepare for localised flooding following heavy rain today. Environment Agency Wales says that Powys, Vale of Glamorgan, Caerphilly, Blaenau Gwent, Torfaen, Monmouthshire, Newport and Cardiff will be worst affected.

ITV Wales weather presenter James Wright says there will be spells of heavy rain during the rest of the day which could lead to localised problems. He says at this time of this year it only takes a few leaves to cover a drain hole to cause flooding in places.

James Wright says there is some good news for the weekend where there should be some more sunshine on Friday and Saturday, but rain will return on Sunday.

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