A YELLOW weather warning has been issued by the Met Office as heavy rain is due to batter Basingstoke this afternoon.

The Met Office has issued a yellow warning for heavy rain in parts of Basingstoke until 6pm today, Monday, December 4.

The warning includes much of Hampshire, including Winchester and the South Coast, with the Met Office stating that flooding and disruption to travel could occur.

Here's what the Met Office says to expect: "Flooding of a few homes and businesses is possible.

"Spray and flooding on roads probably making journey times longer.

"Bus and train services probably affected with journey times taking longer."

Met Office issues yellow warning for rain in Basingstoke

Here is an hour-by-hour forecast, accurate at the time of writing.

3pm - 7C, Light rain

4pm - 7C, Heavy rain

5pm - 6C, Drizzle

6pm - 6C, Overcast

7pm - 6C, Light rain

8pm - 6C, Heavy rain

9pm - 6C, Heavy rain

10pm - 5C, Light rain

11pm - 5C, Light rain