Weather warning cancels Mayor of Wakefield’s annual parade

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THE Mayor’s annual parade has been cancelled after a severe weather warning was issued.

The parade was due to take place in the city centre on Saturday.

But the Civic Service will go still ahead as planned at 11am at Wakefield Cathedral.

The met office has issued an amber warning for heavy rain that is forecast for Friday and Saturday.

It said people should be prepared for surface water flooding.