WARNING: Torrential rain making driving conditions hazardous across South Yorkshire

The UK rain radar at 10am this morning. Courtesy of Netweather TV
The UK rain radar at 10am this morning. Courtesy of Netweather TV

Heavy rain is making driving conditions treacherous on South Yorkshire Roads this morning.

Motorists are being warned to take extra care with spray and standing water causing problems, particularly on the M1 and M18 motorways.

The heavy rain is forecast to last for the rest of the morning and into the afternoon, with some localised flash flooding possible in some places.

Drivers are being advised to allow extra journey time.