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Met Office updates yellow weather warning as Storm Callum approaches

Posted on - 12th October, 2018 - 6:21pm | Author - | Posted in - Preston News, Preston weather
The Met Office

Persistent rainfall and potential flooding have been predicted in Preston this weekend.

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The Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning for the North West on Saturday 13 October.

Storm Callum is expected to bring heavy showers between 12am – 11.45pm.

Areas of high ground exposed to the south and south west will be most affected, with the potential for a further 40-60 mm downpour over hills.

Read more: Storm Callum strikes Preston – hour by hour weather forecast

Strong winds could potentially bring down leaves and branches, increasing the likelihood of flooding due to blocked drains or culverts.

The Met Office is advising people to take caution as the weather could cause power cuts, travel disruptions and flooding.

Read more: Flood alerts issued for the River Ribble at Preston

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