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Preston weather: Met Office extends strong wind warning as Storm Eunice to arrive

Posted on - 14th February, 2022 - 11:02am | Author - | Posted in - Preston News, Preston weather, Ribble Valley News, South Ribble News, Wyre News
Storm clouds over Preston Pic: Stephen Melling
Storm clouds over Preston Pic: Stephen Melling

The Met Office has extended its yellow warning to Friday, with Storm Eunice bringing strong winds that may cause significant disruption.

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The update follows news that the Met Office issued a warning for strong winds across Preston and Lancashire from Wednesday due to Storm Dudley.

Read More: Met Office warning issued for strong winds across Preston and Lancashire from Wednesday 

On Friday 18 February, there is a chance that flying debris will result in a danger to life, with fallen trees, damage to buildings, homes, roofs, and power lines brought down.

The Met Office said there is a chance that injury and danger to life could occur from large waves and beach material thrown onto sea fronts, coastal roads and properties.

Read More: Storm Corrie to hit Preston and Lancashire earlier than expected

Where damaging winds occur, there is a chance that long interruptions to power supplies and other services may occur.

There is a chance that roads, bridges and railway lines could close, with long delays and cancellations to busses, trains, ferries and flights.



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