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Preston braced for thunderstorms as Met Office issues new warning

Posted on - 12th June, 2023 - 12:38pm | Author - | Posted in - Preston News, Preston weather, Ribble Valley News, South Ribble News
A thunderstorm captured over Penwortham during the weekend Pic: Janette Hall

Preston is in the grip of another thunderstorm warning as high temperatures continue to bring the threat of storms.

The Met Office is warning of a risk of thunderstorms through until 9pm on Monday (12 June).

The city, and surrounding areas, have seen rumbles of thunder throughout the weekend and the odd heavy downpour.

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Temperatures are continuing to stay close to 30 degrees with the warm, sunny, weather due to continue through until Saturday.

The Met Office warning, a yellow-level warning – their lowest level warning – states: “Thunderstorms and torrential downpours may bring disruption to parts of England and Wales during Monday.”

Preston and South Ribble are covered by the warning, at its most northern tip, and the warning area runs along the River Ribble into the Ribble Valley.

BBC Weather is showing the thunderstorms arriving around 4pm and then clearing after 7pm.

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