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Met Office issues thunderstorm warning for Preston and Lancashire through to Monday evening

Posted on - 15th June, 2020 - 12:41pm | Author - | Posted in - Preston News, Preston weather, Uncategorized
The kind of stormy skies we saw over Preston on Saturday evening Pic: Mark Woodward
The kind of stormy skies we saw over Preston on Saturday evening Pic: Mark Woodward

Preston is set to see further thunderstorms during Monday (June 15) afternoon and evening.

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The Met Office have issued a new warning for heavy rain and thunder.

The warning, in force between 1pm and 9pm on Monday, warns of potential travel disruption.

It follows a very muggy weekend in the city which saw an electrical storm late on Saturday evening.

The Met Office state that some flooding of a few homes and businesses is likely during the yellow weather alert, their lowest warning level.

Area covered by the latest Met Office warning
Area covered by the latest Met Office warning

Forecasters also say: “There is a good chance driving conditions will be affected by spray, standing water and/or hail, leading to longer journey times by car and bus.”

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