The yellow climate warning mentioned commuters confronted doubtlessly longer journeys with bus and prepare providers being affected and “spray and flooding on roads most likely making journey instances longer”.
The Met Workplace additionally warned of a “small probability of flooding to some properties and companies” and mentioned “some interruption to energy provides and different providers is feasible”.
It mentioned the climate warning, which covers the southeast of the nation, would keep in place to 3am Thursday.
Forecasters mentioned the heavy rain was the results of remnants of Hurricane Nigel sweeping throughout the UK from the Atlantic within the wake of Hurricane Lee which prompted flood warning in northern England this week.
Grahame Madge, from the Met Workplace, mentioned: “On Sunday, we’ll begin to see the affect of ex-tropical Hurricane Nigel, which shall be offshore within the mid-Atlantic.
“These methods have a protracted attain, it should improve rainfall charges and likewise winds to carry unsettled climate to the UK.”
He added: “Though we’ve indicated that there may very well be flooding related to the moderately excessive ranges of rainfall, that’s not one thing anticipated to be widespread.
“It’s one thing that could be a consequence of a catchment that all of a sudden will get extra inundated or there are blockages in drainage.”
The showers could be linked to remnants of Hurricane Lee which introduced over “moisture” and “larger temperature air” to the UK.
“It’s truthful to say that it (Hurricane Lee) has introduced extra moisture with it, and likewise larger temperature air,” Mr Magde defined.
“When this air comes throughout us (the UK) it should ship extra in the way in which of rainfall than a standard system.”