The Met Office have issued a yellow weather warning for Bury and have warned that there could be risks of flooding.

The warning will come into effect at 6am tomorrow (Tuesday) and end at 6pm on Wednesday.

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The Met Office said: “Outbreaks of rain, heavy at times, will affect many parts of the UK on Tuesday and Wednesday.

“The heaviest and most persistent rainfall during this period is expected to affect the high ground of northwest England, northwest Wales and south Wales.

“Over the course of this 36 hours in these areas, 50-100 mm of rainfall is likely to accumulate widely, with as much as 150-200 mm in some locations.”

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The warning said that flooding of a few homes and businesses is likely, and bus and train services could be affected with journey times taking longer.

Motorists are asked to take care on the roads as spray and flooding could make journey times longer.

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Some interruption to power supplies and other services could also happen.

Looking to later on in the week, Thursday and Friday are expected to have light showers with temperatures ranging from 14C to 16C.

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