Met Office warns of flooding risk with heavy rain set to hit London

Wet weather warning

The Met Office has warned that wet and windy weather is likely to bring some disruption this evening - October 20 - and overnight. - Credit: PA Archive/PA Images

The Met Office has issued a yellow warning of heavy rain for London.

Starting from 4pm this afternoon, forecasters have predicted disruptions this evening and overnight as a result of the wet and windy weather.

They have advised of potential disruption to power supplies and other services, while "flooding of a few homes and businesses is likely".

Journeys are also expected to be impacted due to flooding on the roads.

This comes following a thunderstorm warning which runs through to midday today (October 20).

The weather is expected to remain relatively dry across London until later this afternoon, with temperatures of 16°/17°.

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