Met Office weather warning: Torrential rain to lash Britain this week – latest maps

The Met Office has published new weather warnings for rainfall for regions across Britain as the forecaster warns of torrential downpours which could lead to flooding and travel disruption. The forecaster has advised of deep or fast-flowing floodwaters to hit regions of the UK causing a danger to life. But where in the UK is likely to see this heavy and dangerous rainfall?

The Met Office has issued a weather warning for periods of heavy rain possibly leading to flooding and transport disruption.

The weather warnings are in effect on Thursday and Friday advising of a small chance that homes and businesses could be flooded, causing damage to some buildings.

There is a small chance of fast flowing or deep floodwater causing danger to life and where flooding occurs, there is a slight chance of delays or cancellations to train and bus services.

The Met Office has also warned of spray and flooding which could lead to difficult driving conditions and some road closures.

In addition there is a small chance that some communities become cut off by flooded roads and of power cuts and loss of other services to some homes and businesses.

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