Thunderstorm warning extended for Preston and Lancashire

Posted on - 4th August, 2021 - 12:49pm | Author - | Posted in - Preston News, Preston weather
The kind of stormy skies we saw over Preston on Saturday evening Pic: Mark Woodward
Stormy skies are expected in Preston. Pic: Mark Woodward

The Met Office released a yellow warning for thunderstorms on Friday, 6 August and they have now extended the warning to Saturday, 7 August too.


It is thought there will be slow moving thundery downpours, which may cause localised surface water impacts.

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They have warned there is a small chance homes and businesses could be flooded quickly, with potential damage to buildings from flood water.

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

There is also a chance of delays and cancellations on public transport.

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