A YELLOW weather warning issued by the Met Office is still on course to hit the Worcestershire region today (Saturday).

People have been told to be braced for rain showers with a large band of rain is set to hit most parts of the UK.

The weather warning covers Worcester, Malvern and Evesham, as well as the West Midlands, The North East and the south of the country. 

Worcester News: The weather warning covers large parts of the UKThe weather warning covers large parts of the UK (Image: Met Office)

The Met Office has also warned people to be aware of flood warnings, recommending to stay up to date with the forecast in your area. 

Heavy rain is scheduled to reach Worcestershire by late afternoon today (5pm) and run through to the early hours of Sunday morning.

Many places are likely to see 10-15 mm of rain, although 30-40 mm is possible over higher ground in western areas.

The Met Office has warned that the rain could lead to delays for train and bus services, with spray and flooding making road journeys longer.

It also stressed that power supplies and other services could be interrupted.