Yellow weather warning for fog issued across Lancashire: what does this mean?
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The Met Office has warned that fog, which will be dense in places, is expected to lead to some disruption throughout Wednesday morning (October 25).
How long is the warning in place for?
The yellow warning was issued at 3am on Wednesday morning and is due to last until 11am.
What should you expect?
Slower journey times with delays to bus and train services
How can I drive safely in fog?
The Met Office says that foggy conditions can make it difficult to see the road ahead, be prepared for this by following these simple steps:
-Make sure you know where you fog light switch is before you set off.
-Keep a bigger distance between you and the car in front.
-Be prepared for a sudden bank of fog or drifting, patchy fog.
-Check your mirrors and slow down before entering fog.
-Use fog lights when visibility drops below 100 metres, which is roughly the length of a football pitch.
-Don't use full beam as fog reflects the light back.
-Once the fog has lifted switch off your fog lights.
What should I do about public transport?
Give yourself the best chance of avoiding delays on your journey by following this two-step checklist:
-CHECK bus and train timetables and the road conditions
-AMEND your travel plans