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Met Office forecasts heavy rain and gale force winds for North West
11:47am Thursday 22nd November 2012 in News
VERY wet and very windy weather is expected to move west to east across the area this afternoon.
The Met Office predicts winds gusting up to 50 to 60 mph in places, and possibly exceeding 70 mph in some exposed western areas.
The strong winds are forecast to ease later in the day.