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Weather warning as strong winds forecast for Preston

Posted on - 10th April, 2023 - 11:16am | Author - | Posted in - Preston News, Preston weather
High winds at Preston Docks Pic: Tony Worrall
High winds at Preston Docks Pic: Tony Worrall

Strong winds could cause disruption in Preston this week.

The Met Office has issued a yellow warning from 3pm tomorrow (Tuesday 11 April) until 3am on Wednesday 12 April.

A spokesperson for the Met Office said: “A developing area of low pressure running north through the Irish Sea is likely to bring a spell of strong winds, accompanied by some heavy rain. Gusts of 45-50 mph are possible inland.”

What to expect

  • Some delays to road, rail, air and ferry transport are likely
  • Probably some bus and train services affected, with some journeys taking longer
  • Delays for high-sided vehicles on exposed routes and bridges likely
  • Some short term loss of power and other services is possible

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