Severe Weather Warnings: Rain
issued by the Metoffice at
Region: North West England
Heavy and at times persistent rain is expected during Friday.Bus and train services will probably be affected with journey times taking longer. Spray and flooding on roads is also probable making journey times longer. Flooding of a few homes and business is possible.
A band of rain is expected across Northern England through Friday. Rain is expected to be heavy and persistent at times, especially across Cumbria. Through the course of the day rainfall totals of 30-50 mm are expected quite widely with as much as 70-80 mm over exposed hills. Whilst these totals are not unusual for the time of year after recent heavy rain these totals may lead to some impacts.
The public is advised to take extra care, further information and advice
can be found here: http://www.metoffice.gov.uk/weather/uk/links.html