Manchester weather warning: Met Office issue yellow warning for Greater Manchester - here’s what’s in store

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The weather warning and further poor weather is expected in Manchester this week

For many people in the region, it may feel as though summer is well and truly over.

This is even more the cae following news that the new week in Manchester will be covered by a yellow weather warning.

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The warning has been in place overnight and is active until the late morning, and is for heavy rain.

Here’s what the Met Office has said about the weather warning, including what affect it could have on the region.

When is the weather warning in place for?

The yellow weather warning is in place for parts of North West England and much of the North Wales coast.

It came into effect at midnight and is set to remain in place until at least 11am this morning.

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What has the Met Office said to expect?

The Met Office has said what could be in store for the region during the time of the weather warning.

  •  Spray and flooding on roads probably making journey times longer
  • Bus and train services probably affected with journey times taking longer
  • Some interruption to power supplies and other services possible
  • Flooding of a few homes and businesses is possible

What is the forecast for 12 September?

Temperatures look set to remain in the high teens throughout the day, but the weather itself will be a mixed bag with rain, cloud and windy weather around.

The top temperature of 19C will be felt around much of the afternoon before the day gradually cools as we head into the evening.

The day will end with dry spells after what will have been a mixed bag.

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The temperature will remain steady throughout the evening and into the night, remaining well into double figures at almost around 18C.

Tomorrow looks set to be much warmer and sunnier with a high temperature of 20C.

Met Office forecast for the week ahead

The forecast for the week ahead has been published by the Met Office, starting with the outlook for this morning (12 September).


A wet start to the day, especially in the south of the region where rain will be heavy this morning. The rain may ease for a time, but further heavy bursts developing this afternoon. Turning brighter in the north later. Maximum temperature 20 °C.

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Rain across southern parts will clear this evening leaving a dry night. Largely clear skies in the north will spread to all parts, under which it will turn fairly chilly. Minimum temperature 7 °C.


It will be a dry day with generally small amounts of cloud leading to some good sunny periods for most. Feeling warm with mostly light winds. Maximum temperature 21 °C.

High pressure will dominate, so it will be mostly fine and dry though a few showers are possible. There will be some warm sunshine at times, with fairly gentle winds.

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