WORCESTERSHIRE residents are bracing themselves for heavy rain, which is set to hit the county over night.

The MeteoGroup is forecasting rain to sweep in at 8pm, and continue into tomorrow, becoming heavier at lunchtime.

Environment Agency's Dave Throup tweeted: "Incoming!

"Heavy rain moving in from the west through this evening.

"Wet 24 hours coming up - 15 to 25mm of rain quite widely across our patch.

"Watch out for standing water and poor travelling conditions."