Met Office latest warning: Flooding alert issued as heavy rain to spark travel chaos TODAY

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In the yellow weather warning for rain, the Met Office said “slow-moving heavy showers may cause some localised flooding and travel disruption”.

The warning is in effect from 1.08pm to 5pm, and is localised in parts of Dumfries and Galloway.

In a statement, the Met Office said: “Slow-moving heavy showers with a chance of thunder are moving onshore across parts of Dumfries and Galloway this afternoon. 

“By early evening, showers will tend to die out with drier conditions developing. 

“A few locations may see 20-25 mm of rain in less than an hour, with a small chance of 30-40 mm falling in 2-3 hours.”

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