Hour-by-hour weather forecast as heavy rain and strong winds batter Leeds - yellow weather warning in place

A yellow weather warning is in place across Leeds as the city looks set for heavy rain and strong winds.

Thursday, 11th March 2021, 6:58 am
Updated Thursday, 11th March 2021, 7:16 am

The weather warning is in place until 3pm today (Thursday 11) The Met Office has warned that the strong winds and heavy and blustery shows may bring some disruption, including delays on roads and public transport and short term loss of power.

National Rail has said that it will be imposing 50mph speed restrictions across a number of routes across the north of England.

The lines between Preston and Leeds and Manchester Victoria and Leeds will run at a slower speed and commuters have been warned of delays of up to 15 minutes.

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A yellow weather warning is in place across Leeds as the city looks set for heavy rain and strong winds.

A Met Office forecaster said: "It will be a chilly and windy day, with early morning rain clearing to sunny spells and occasional showers.

"These will turn heavy in the afternoon with a risk of hail, and perhaps some snow over the Pennines.

"Showers easing across eastern parts this evening, allowing prolonged clear spells to develop, but a few will continue to affect western parts overnight.

"Still rather windy, particularly over high ground."

There are no flood warnings or alerts currently in place, according to the Environment Agency.

This is the hour-by-hour weather forecast for Leeds in fulL:

7am heavy rain

8 am heavy rain

9am cloudy

10am overcast

11am cloudy

12pm cloudy

1pm cloudy

2pm overcast

3pm light rain

4pm light rain

5pm overcast

6pm light rain

7pm cloudy

8pm light rain

9pm light rain

10pm light rain

11pm light rain