A weather warning including gales and heavy rain has been issued by the Met Office for the weekend.
Heavy rain over parts of Wales and northern England, with flooding likely in places, is expected during Saturday night and into Sunday (28-29 September), it said.
The Met Office yellow warning said an area of persistent, heavy rain would arrive across Wales by Saturday evening before spreading to parts of northern England overnight.
The regions affected include Cheshire, Derbyshire, Lancashire and parts of Yorkshire.
During Sunday, persistent rain should tend to ease but will be followed by very heavy showers in places, which could cause flash flooding.
Through the period, many parts of this area will see 20-30mm of rain.
Where the heaviest rain will fall remains uncertain but there is the potential for 30-40mm of rain to fall within a few hours in places.
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