Yellow warning wind and rain

Date published: 14 March 2019

There will be spells of gusty winds, today, Thursday 14 March.

Early rain will clear to leave some sunny spells, but also showers. The showers could be heavy with the risk of hail. It will be another windy day with strong to near gale force westerly winds.

Thursday evening and overnight it will become mostly cloudy with spells of rain pushing eastwards. The rain could be heavy and persistent for a time overnight. A rather windy night.

Once again early rain will clear on Friday 15 March, to leave a windy day with spells of sunshine, but also showers. The showers could be heavy and possibly wintry on the high ground.

Unsettled on Saturday with heavy rain and the potential for strong winds in the morning. The rain should ease towards evening to leave a few showers overnight.

Sunday will be windy with showers, perhaps merging to longer spells of rain. Overnight, chilly with more isolated showers.

Monday will be mostly dry, but cloud will tend to thicken later in the day.

Do you have a story for us?

Let us know by emailing
All contact will be treated in confidence.

To contact the Rochdale Online news desk, email or visit our news submission page.

To get the latest news on your desktop or mobile, follow Rochdale Online on Twitter and Facebook.


Support Rochdale Online

Rochdale Online provides local community news and a local community events diary, as well as local business and community listings. To continue providing these services we are asking for your help and support.

Find out more