A yellow weather warning has been issued for London with heavy rain expected to hit this week. 

The Met Office issued a yellow weather warning with heavy rain forecast likely to cause disruption to travel and flooding.

The heavy rain warning will be in place on Thursday, October 12 from 9pm until midnight on Friday 13.

It will affect all parts of London and much of the south, with both the west and east affected as well as far as Wales.

London to be hit by rain as weather warning issued

The weather warning across London will likely see some spray and flooding on roads probably making journey times longer.

The Met Office is also warning that flooding to some homes and businesses is likely.

Plus bus and train services are probably affected with journey times taking longer.

Discussing the weather warning for rain, a Met Office spokesperson said: "Rain, heavy and persistent at times, is expected to develop through Thursday evening, before affecting much of England and Wales through Friday.

What different Met Office weather warnings mean

"Rain gradually clears from the north through Friday afternoon and evening.

"Widely 10-20 mm of rain is likely but in the wettest spots 30-50 mm is possible, and some high ground of Wales especially could see 60 to 70 mm.

"Across the south of the area its possible some thunderstorms may break out, and these could bring 20-30 mm of rainfall in a couple of hours."

You can see the full weather forecast via the Met Office website.