1. ITV Report

Weather Warning Friday - Wet & windy!

Warning to "Be Aware' from the Met Office. Heavy rain and strong winds 8am -10pm Photo: Met Office/ ITV

Rain is expected to become widespread and heavy at times during Friday.

Heavy rain may also coincide with peak travel times during the morning and heavy showers again for the afternoon and early evening, leading to difficult driving conditions on major routes.

The heaviest rain is most likely over high ground, where some places may see 60-80 mm.

Strong winds are also expected with 30-40 mph gusts likely around exposed coasts and hills.