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Tree blocks busy road after blowing over during Preston storm

The tree blocked Leyland Road in Penwortham. Credit: Pristine Car Wash A tree blew over and blocked a busy road in the storm that hit Preston last night (July 26). […]

4 weeks ago
Storm lights up Preston’s night sky – and weather for the weekend

Lightning over Bamber Bridge Pic: Claire Lightning over Bamber Bridge Pic: Claire Champion The sky above Preston drew dark and threatening during Wednesday (26 July) evening. Preston and the surrounding area experienced a thunderstorm with torrential […]

4 weeks ago
Thunderstorms and ‘large hail’ severe weather warning issued

Still taken from Stephen Melling’s thunder video The Met Office has issued a severe weather warning for Wednesday (July 19) predicting thunderstorms, large hail and the potential for flooding. The […]

1 month ago
Preston weather hour-by-hour breakdown ahead of events weekend

Things are hotting up in Preston Pic: Tony Worrall Things are hotting up in Preston Pic: Tony Worrall With a lot of events taking place in Preston and Lancashire this weekend all eyes are on the weather. And there’s […]

2 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement How the weather looks for Preston Carnival and Armed Forces Day

Bright colours expected for the city's carnival as it returns this year Pic: Paul Melling Bright colours expected for the city’s carnival as it returns this year Pic: Paul Melling Two of the biggest events of Preston’s summer take place this weekend. Armed Forces Day […]

2 months ago
Thunderstorm warning for Preston and Lancashire issued

Preston’s heatwave is set to come to an abrupt end as the heavens open. Heavy rain and thunderstorms are expected from the early hours of Wedneday (21 June). The Met […]

2 months ago
Preston basks in wall-to-wall sunshine as weather turns good

The beer garden at the Plungington Hotel has been busy Pic: Plungington Hotel The beer garden at the Plungington Hotel has been busy Pic: Plungington Hotel Preston finds itself in the middle of a spell of superb weather. The Met Office is forecasting […]

2 months ago
High levels of pollen in Preston is bad news for hay fever sufferers

Ashton Park may see new flowers blooming Pic: Tony Worrall Ashton Park and new flowers blooming Pic: Tony Worrall The Met Office is warning that our recent (and rare!) good weather in Preston has increased the pollen count, and that […]

2 months ago
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