Weather warning of gale force winds and rain for Peterborough

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Thursday, 9.55am update: The Met Office has updated it’s warning of gale force winds and heavy rain during the early part of Friday across Peterborough and much of England.

The Yellow Warning currently runs from 12.10am until 9am on Friday, 12 December, with winds possibly gusting between 40-50mph.

Periods of heavy rain are forecast during this time, with temperatures rising to 8°C as the area of low pressure moves across the country.

The wind should lessen in strength and clouds clear to leave a clear and cold Friday afternoon and night, temperatures dipping to 3°C.

Saturday is forecast to be brighter, sunny by day and dry with highs of just 4°C.

The Met Office advises during the warning for Friday: “There is the potential for gales, or local severe gales, to develop across much of England and Wales during the first half of Friday, before easing by early afternoon.

“A band of heavy rain will accompany the low pressure system, this pushing quickly east through the day.

“The public should be aware of the risk of disruption to travel and perhaps power supplies.”

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