A YELLOW weather warning has been issued by the Met Office as heavy rain is expected to batter Basingstoke over the coming days.

The warning is in place from 2am tomorrow, Thursday, February 8, until 6am on Friday, February 9.

The Met Office warns that: "Periods of heavy rain will bring the possibility of some disruption, particularly to transport."

Here's what to expect: "Flooding of a few homes and businesses is possible. Bus and train services probably affected with journey times taking longer. Spray and flooding on roads probably making journey times longer"

Below is a forecast of the weather in the town throughout the duration of the yellow warning. All information is correct at the time of writing.

Hour-by-hour forecast as Met Office issues yellow warning for rain in Basingstoke

Thursday, February 8

2am - 5C, Overcast

3am - 5C, Light rain

4am - 5C, Heavy rain

5am - 5C, Heavy rain

6am - 5C, Heavy rain

7am - 5C, Heavy rain

8am - 5C, Heavy rain

9am - 5C, Heavy rain

10am - 6C, Heavy rain

11am - 7C, Heavy rain

12pm - 9C, Light rain

1pm - 9C, Light rain

2pm - 10C, Light rain

3pm - 11C, Light rain

4pm - 10C, Light rain

5pm - 10C, Heavy rain

6pm - 10C, Heavy rain

7pm - 10C, Heavy rain

8pm - 9C, Heavy rain

9pm - 9C, Heavy rain

10pm - 9C, Heavy rain

11pm - 10C, Heavy rain

Friday, February 9

12am - 10C, Heavy rain

3am - 10C, Heavy rain

6am - 9C, Light rain