THE Met Office has issued a new weather warning as more heavy rain could hit the South West this weekend.

The yellow warning for rain will be in place over the weekend, from 3pm tomorrow (Saturday, February 17) to 6pm on Sunday (February 18).

North Somerset Times: A map showing the area covered by the warningA map showing the area covered by the warning (Image: Met Office/Google Maps)

The Met Office said “spells of rain, some heavy, will push east across most areas through Saturday and Sunday” and are warning residents of possible disruption.

The latest forecast said: "An area of persistent and occasionally heavy rain is expected to move from west to east across the warning area during Saturday and Sunday, falling on already saturated ground.

“Rain will clear western areas early Sunday, whilst rate of clearance from east and southeast England is open to some uncertainty, but all areas should become dry by evening.”

The previous weather warning for rain was in place yesterday (Thursday, February 15) from 11am to 11.59pm