Nicola Maxey added: "Friday night and through Saturday could see heavy rain as a rain band
moves south-east from the North-West to the Midlands, reaching the South-East later on Sunday."
With a massive rain band
900 kilometers (560 miles) wide,
"Sometimes bright on Wednesday, but with a weakening rain band
arriving for a time."
The spokesman said: "Quite the contrast to Saturday with a frontal rain band
extending eastwards to affect most parts of the country.
We've not had much today and it's due to be largely dry tomorrow, but there's a rain band
"Tomorrow, we will see outbreaks of rain as the rain band
will be pushed further north.
There is some uncertainty over the exact position and intensity of the rain band
, so the alert will be kept under review and updated as necessary.
"Lando" had weakened into a tropical storm and moved into the South China Sea this morning, but its huge rain band
ensured downpours across swathes of the sodden north where tens of thousands of people were displaced.
Within the general rain band
are vigorous storms, which track west.
"Much cooler air arrives on Saturday after the rain band
- and it gets cooler as the weekend goes on.
When University of Washington scientists examined precipitation records from 1930 to 1990, they found that over that period, the tropical rain band
Typhoon Bopha slammed into the Davao region at dawn, its ferocious winds ripping roofs from homes and its 500-kilometer- (311-mile-) wide rain band
flooding low-lying farmland.