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Met Office issue thunderstorms warning for Preston during Saturday

Posted on - 2nd July, 2021 - 11:49am | Author - | Posted in - Preston News, Preston weather, South Ribble News
Lightning over the rooftops in Fishwick Pic: Sonia Bashir
Lightning over the rooftops in Fishwick Pic: Sonia Bashir

The Met Office has issued a yellow warning for thunderstorms, which will strike Preston tomorrow Saturday 3 July.

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Forecasters said heavy rain and thunderstorms may bring some disruption.

The warning means there is a small chance that homes and businesses could be flooded quickly, with damage to some buildings from floodwater, lightning strikes or hail.

Where flooding or lightning strikes occur, there is a chance of delays and some cancellations to train and bus services.

Spray and sudden flooding could lead to difficult driving conditions and some road closures.

There is a small chance that some communities will be cut off by flooded roads. There is a slight chance that power cuts could occur and other services to some homes and businesses could be lost.

For information on how to protect yourself, visit – https://www.metoffice.gov.uk/weather/warnings-and-advice/seasonal-advice/health-wellbeing/stay-safe-in-thunder-and-lightning



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