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Thunderstorm warning for Preston and Lancashire issued

Posted on - 20th June, 2017 - 2:06pm | Author - | Posted in - Preston News, Preston weather

Heavy rain in Preston

Heavy rain in Preston in previous years during a thunderstorm

Preston’s heatwave is set to come to an abrupt end as the heavens open.

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Heavy rain and thunderstorms are expected from the early hours of Wedneday (21 June).

The Met Office has issued a weather warning covering the majority of Northern England and it covers Lancashire and Preston.

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The yellow weather warning – the lowest level – is in place from 3am on Wednesday.

Torrential downpours, frequent lightning and a chance of hail is in the warning from the Met Office.

Travel disruption is likely during the afternoon with ‘sudden localised flooding’ warned on transport routes.

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The warning is in force until 6am on Thursday (22 June).

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