The Met Office has issued a yellow warning for rain on Friday, as autumn weather kicks in.

The forecasters say:

Rain, heavy and persistent at times, is expected to develop through Thursday evening, before affecting much of England and Wales through Friday.

Rain gradually clears from the north through Friday afternoon and evening.

Widely 10-20 mm of rain is likely but in the wettest spots 30-50 mm is possible, and some high ground of Wales especially could see 60 to 70 mm.

Across the south of the area its possible some thunderstorms may break out, and these could bring 20-30 mm of rainfall in a couple of hours.

For Bude, the warning starts at around 10am on Thursday morning and carries through to Friday. There are currently no flood warnings for the area.