A SEVERE weather warning has been issued by the Met Office for Thurrock on Saturday.
It says a spell of heavy rain is likely to affect South-Eastern parts of England during the first half of Saturday, clearing eastwards early in the afternoon. A further 20 to 30 mm of rain is likely in places and much of this could fall within a 6-hour period. Further heavy showers may occur later on Saturday.
The public should be aware of the risk of further localised surface water flooding and disruption to travel in the Thurrock area.