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Met Office issues 12-hour yellow rain warning for West Midlands

The Met Office has issued a yellow warning for rain in the West Midlands.

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The Met Office has issued a Yellow rain warning

The weather service warned residents to expect torrential rain, power cuts, flooding and disruption.

The warning is from 5am tomorrow (Thursday) until 5pm.

The Met Office warned: "Heavy rain may lead to flooding and disruption in some places. There is a slight chance of power cuts and loss of other services to some homes and businesses.

"There is a small chance that homes and businesses could be flooded, causing damage to some buildings.

"Where flooding occurs, there is a slight chance of delays or cancellations to train and bus services."

Motorists were warned to be careful on the roads due to the heavy rain.

The Met Office warning added: "Spray and flooding could lead to difficult driving conditions and some road closures

"There is a small chance that some communities will become cut off by flooded roads."