MET office issue yellow warning for wind

MET office issue yellow warning for wind

The MET office have issued a yellow weather warning for strong winds for part of tonight and Sunday morning.

A MET office spokesperson commented; “An area of high winds, including gales or severe gales in coastal areas, will reach southwestern England and South Wales during the early hours of Sunday and then spread eastwards, wind over Southeast England then peaking during Sunday morning.”

“The strongest winds will ease later on Sunday morning, but it will remain a blustery day. The highest gusts are expected in coastal areas of southwest England where gusts are likely to peak at 55 to 65 mph. Inland, gusts will not be quite as high and will largely peak at 45 to 55 mph.”

What to expect,

  • Some delays to road, rail, air and ferry transport are likely
  • Probably some bus and train services affected, with some journeys taking longer
  • Delays for high-sided vehicles on exposed routes and bridges likely
  • Some short term loss of power and other services is possible
  • It’s likely that some coastal routes, sea fronts and coastal communities affected by spray and/or large waves.
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