The Met Office has issued a yellow warning for heavy rain, which is expected to hit the region on Friday.
The Met Office predicts the heavy rain will begin at midnight on Friday October 11, and continue until 6pm.
A band of rain will arrive across parts of Wales, central and northern England during the early hours of Friday and then remain slow moving through much of the day.
Within this area 15-30mm of rainfall is expected, with up to 50-70mm falling on higher ground.
The band of rain will clear to the southeast by Friday evening.
What to expect
Flooding of a few homes and businesses is likely
Bus and train services probably affected with journey times taking longer
Spray and flooding on roads probably making journey times longer