Blackpool weather forecast for next week after Storm Babet brings heavy rain and strong winds to UK
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The second named storm of the season lasted from Wednesday (October 18) to Saturday (October 21).
Yellow weather warnings were issued across the four days for a vast swathe of the UK, with a rare red weather alert also established in parts of Scotland.
Up to 80mm of rain was expected in Northern England, with Blackpool predicted to see winds of up to 70mph.
Residents were urged to prepare for difficult driving conditions, flooding, damage to homes and businesses and possible power cuts.
But is the weather set to improve after the weather warning?
Here’s the weather forecast for Blackpool:
Saturday (October 21)
Rain gradually clearing north and east through the afternoon, with showers following closely behind, sometimes heavy with a risk of thunder.
Sunny spells between the showers, and lighter winds. Maximum temperature 12C.
Yellow weather warning in place until 6am.
Sunday (October 22)
Cloudy changing to light showers by late morning.
Maximum temperature 13C. Minimum temperature 8C.
Monday (October 23)
A cloudy day.
Maximum temperature 14C. Minimum temperature 11C.
Tuesday (October 24)
Light rain changing to cloudy by early evening.
Maximum temperature 14C. Minimum temperature 10C.
Wednesday (October 25)
Cloudy changing to light showers by lunchtime.
Maximum temperature 13C. Minimum temperature 10C.
Thursday (October 26)
Light showers changing to cloudy in the afternoon.
Maximum temperature 13C. Minimum temperature 9C.