THE MET Office issued a severe weather warning for rain in Sussex on Wednesday April 25.
A band of heavy rain will move north across southern parts of England and Wales during Tuesday night, followed by heavy and locally thundery downpours for Wednesday.
Rain will be accompanied by strong and gusty southeasterly winds.
The public should be aware that heavy rain may lead to localised surface water flooding and poor driving conditions.
The warning will be in place from 12am to 11pm on Wednesday.