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

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

The warning includes much of Hampshire, including parts of Basingstoke 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 Winchester

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

3pm - 8C, Light rain

4pm - 8C, Heavy rain

5pm - 7C, Light rain

6pm - 7C, Light rain

7pm - 7C, Heavy rain

8pm - 7C, Heavy rain

9pm - 6C, Heavy rain

10pm - 6C, Light rain

11pm - 6C, Light rain