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October beginning with heavy rain warning for Preston

Posted on - 28th September, 2017 - 4:41pm | Author - | Posted in - News, Weather
A Preston Bus service approaches the water Pic: Benny Mc'Nally/Preston Chatterbox
Expect this junction to flood – again. Pic: Benny Mc’Nally/Preston Chatterbox

Preston and Lancashire is being warned about a wet and wild start to October.

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The Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning – its lowest warning level – about the rain forecast for Sunday and Monday.

Spells of heavy and persistent rain are expected from first-thing Sunday (1 October) through to 6pm on Monday (2 October).

Drivers are being warned of difficult driving conditions during this period.

There’s also a ‘small chance’ of flooding and disruption to rail services.

Around 25-50mm of rain is due to fall and strong winds of gusts of 50 to 60mph are possible in more exposed areas.

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