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‘Torrential rain, hail and lightning’ in yellow weather warning from Met Office

Posted on - 27th May, 2017 - 11:17am | Author - | Posted in - Weather
Lightning over Preston. Credit: Helen Tattler

The Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning for Preston that includes the potential for torrential rain, hail and frequent lightning.

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The warning is valid from midday until 11pm today (Saturday, May 27) and also includes the risk of localised flooding.

Be advised that this could result in some disruption to services and cause longer journey times.

The Met Office chief forecaster said: “Showers are expected to develop early Saturday afternoon over North Wales and the Midlands and then track north or northeastwards during the rest of the day into the evening.

More: Thunderstorm warning for Preston during Saturday

“Whilst many will miss the worst of the showers some places could see 30 mm of rain in an hour or less along with frequent lightning and hail.

“There is also the potential for some locally strong winds in association with these.”

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