Yellow weather warning for heavy rain across Lancashire

UK weather warning
UK weather warning

​Heavy rain is expected​ across the ​south of England on Thursday morning before pushing north ​during the day and into Lancashire on Friday.

The warning is active from 6am on Thursday, 13 August, and the rain ​is likely to be accompanied by thunder and lightning​, with potential torrential downpours.

The ​Met Office are warning the ​public​ to be aware of a significant risk of very localised disruption to travel due to surface water flooding.

An area of low pressure is expected to develop just to the northwest of Spain ​on by Wednesday, heading north across Biscay ​towards the UK.

15 to 30 mm of rain is possible in in 6 to 12 hours, with as much as 50 mm possible very locally by the end of Thursday.