THE Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning for 'heavy rain' in Cumbria, north Lancashire and Yorkshire this weekend.

The weather warning starts tomorrow (February 17) at 4pm and is set to end at 6pm on Sunday (February 18).

It spans across England and Wales and is affecting all Cumbria regions.

The Met Office website states: "Spells of rain, some heavy, will push east across most areas through Saturday and Sunday. Some disruption is likely.

"What to expect:

  • Bus and train services probably affected with journey times taking longer
  • Spray and flooding on roads probably making journey times longer
  • Flooding of a few homes and businesses is likely
  • Some interruption to power supplies and other services likely"