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Strong winds warning as Preston and Lancashire experience stormy start to the week

Posted on - 15th April, 2024 - 9:22am | Author - | Posted in - Fylde News, Preston News, Preston weather, Ribble Valley News, South Ribble News, Wyre News
Surface water in Preston after heavy rain Pic: Tony Worrall
Surface water in Preston after heavy rain Pic: Tony Worrall

Preston is experiencing a wild start to the week weather wise.

The Met Office has issued a warning for strong winds throughout Monday (15 April).

The yellow weather warning is the lowest-level warning from the weather forecasting agency and the area covered includes Preston and all of Lancashire.

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The return to school for many was met with heavy rain and hail storms during the Monday school run and commute.

Gusts of up to 50mph are expected throughout Monday with heavy rain expected through the morning and into mid-afternoon.

The Met Office is warning of difficult driving conditions and disruption while the warning, which began at 6.25am, is in force.

The warning of strong winds is expected to ease around 10pm on Monday.

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