Heavy rain expected

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There will be outbreaks of rain at times through the day, becoming heavy and persistent later.

Also, a strong southerly wind, nearing gale force over exposed hills, strengthening later in the afternoon.

Tonight, very heavy rain is forecast with widespread gales.

It should become drier during the early hours with just a few showers. Gales continuing.

The M62 is busy but moving eastbound between J25, A644 (Brighouse) and J27, M621 (Gildersome). Matrix sign set to 60 mph.

There is queueing traffic on A644 eastbound in Mirfield between Brighouse and the A62 Cooper Bridge Road junction.

Replacement bus service running on Northern Rail between Hebden Bridge and Burnley Manchester Road due to engineering works.


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