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This is today’s weather forecast for Preston after last night’s storms

Posted on - 14th September, 2016 - 6:00am | Author - | Posted in - News, Weather
Lightning storm in Preston

Lightning storm in Preston

Preston was hit by thunder and lightning last night after the Met Office issued a yellow weather warning for the majority of northern England.

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The weather caused disruption to services across the north-west with flights to Manchester Airport diverted to both Leeds and Birmingham.

Those affected by this will welcome the news that there is only approximately a 5% that rain will hit Preston tomorrow.

The day is currently predicted to be mostly clear with highs of around 26C and very high humidity.

MORE: Video shows amazing lightning storm over Preston

The dry weather is then expected to mostly continue until Sunday when that humidity will cause more rain showers. There is however a chance of showers from Thursday to Saturday.

The Met Office chief forecaster said: “A fairly cloudy start to the day, though cloud soon breaking to leave a dry, warm and humid day with good sunny spells. Maximum Temperature 27 °C.

“Largely warm and dry on Thursday, though rain in the north later. Turning cooler and fresher on Friday and Saturday, with showers or outbreaks of mainly light rain.”

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