Met Office: Heavy rain across north-west England and southern Scotland

North-west England has a yellow weather warning, with flooding expected.
North-west England has a yellow weather warning, with flooding expected.

Yellow weather warnings in place with flooded expected

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Yellow weather warnings are in place for the north-west due to high amounts of rain - flooding of homes and businesses is likely.

The rain will will get less heavy as the day progresses, but still some heavy and possibly thundery showers for south-east Scotland and northern England.

Elsewhere in the UK there will be sunny spells with a few showers.

However, the south-west later will turn wet and windy.

Tonight Wales and much of England will see heavy rain, followed by thundery showers in the south.

There is also a yellow weather warning for the south-west England, with gale force winds expected.