Wednesday, August 15th 2012, 6:04 AM EDT
Met Office Warning: Issued at: 1145 on Tue 14 Aug 2012
Valid from: 0600 on Wed 15 Aug 2012
Valid to: 2359 on Wed 15 Aug 2012
Heavy rain, accompanied by strong winds, is expected to spread north during Wednesday morning and afternoon, to affect parts of western England, much of Wales and Northern Ireland. The heaviest rain is likely to clear from the south by evening, but the strong winds will peak a little later.
The public should be aware of the possibility of surface water flooding and the likelihood of difficult conditions for travel and some summer holiday pursuits.
See also: Worst storm in 26 years to batter the country throughout the day
and Storms and 70MPH Gales to hit UK
also Summer storm to leave campers in a flap
also Flood risk: Heavy rain expected in parts of Wales
also Severe weather warning as tropical cyclone sweeps over Somerset