Weather warning for Harrogate district as rain storms threaten next week

The Met Office has issued a 'Yellow Warning' for the Harrogate District with heavy rain expected to bring the threat of flooding next week.

Saturday, 8th June 2019, 3:37 pm
The Met Office has issued a Yellow Warning for heavy rain across the Yorkshire district next week.

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It could also bring stormy conditions with possible gale force winds also predicted.

The Met Office has issued a Yellow Warning for heavy rain across the Yorkshire district next week.

"Whilst some places may miss the worst of the rain, 20 mm could fall quite widely, with locally up to 60 mm.

"The heavy rain may also be accompanied by strong to gale force northeasterly winds."

"There is a small chance that homes and businesses could be flooded, causing damage to some buildings," the statement reads. "Where flooding occurs, there is a slight chance of delays or cancellations to train and bus services.

"Spray and flooding could lead to difficult driving conditions and some road closures. There is a small chance that some communities become cut off by flooded roads."