PEOPLE have been warned that heavy rain is on its way to Worcester after a weather warning was issued by the Met Office.

The yellow weather warning said that downpours are expected today (Thursday) between 1pm and 11pm in Worcester.

People can expect heavy rain between these times which may produce some flooding and transport disruption, according to the Met Office.


The weather warning covers the city, Wales and parts of the West Midlands.

Heavy rain in Worcester - what should I expect?

The Met Office warns people can expect the following:

  • 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
  • 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
  • There is a small chance of fast flowing or deep floodwater causing danger to life

Worcester's weather forecast today

The Met Office predicts a rather cloudy start, with rain spreading westwards as the day progresses.

The rain could be heavy at times in the north.

Some drier and brighter spells possible in the south, this triggering a few thunderstorms. Feeling warm and muggy. Maximum temperature 20C.