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Saturday, 28 February 2015

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Heavy rain warning for Cumbria as freak weekend weather forecast

A WEATHER warning has been issued for Cumbria, with heavy, thundery rain expected.

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The yellow area of this map is covered by the weather warning. MET OFFICE MAP

The Met Office has issued a yellow warning for most parts of Britain, including Cumbria.

The warning means the public should be aware of the potential for localised flooding.

The North West could also be affected by hail stone, and there will be warm, humid conditions.

A maximum temperature of 17°C is expected on Saturday in Barrow and Ulverston.

At this stage, the location of the heaviest rainfall in the country remains uncertain. In places the rain is expected to fall at around 10mm per hour.

The yellow weather warning is valid for Cumbria from 3am tomorrow until 11.45pm.

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