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Weather warning as thunderstorms set to hit Preston and Lancashire during Friday June 26

Posted on - 25th June, 2020 - 12:30pm | Author - | Posted in - Preston News, Preston weather
Storm clouds expected over the Docks Pic: Ian Lambert
Storm clouds expected over the Docks Pic: Ian Lambert

Preston is set to be hit with heavy storms again after the Met office have released a yellow weather warning.

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The North West is likely to see torrential rain from midday on Friday (June 26) until 9am Saturday morning (June 27).

Houses could suffer flooding; travel could be disrupted and some areas may suffer with power cuts during the storm.

A spokesperson said: “Heavy showers and thunderstorms are likely to break out on Friday afternoon and evening.

“Many places will miss the storms, but where they do occur, torrential downpours could bring 30-50 mm rain in an hour, with hail and lightning.”

There are no further weather warnings for the rest of the week.

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