The MET office have issued two yellow weather warnings for Friday 9th August and Saturday 10th for rain & strong winds.
A MET office spokesperson commented; “Unseasonably strong Southwesterly winds are expected to cause some disruption. Gusts of 40-50 mph are expected inland and to around 60 mph around the coasts – particularly in association with heavy showers during Friday.”
“During Saturday gusts in excess of 60 mph are likely around coasts of Bristol Channel, English Channel and through the Strait of Dover.”
What to expect
- Coastal routes, sea fronts and coastal communities affected by spray and/or large waves
- Delays for high-sided vehicles on exposed routes and bridges, with some bus and train services affected, with some journeys taking longer
- Some delays to road, rail, air and ferry transport expected with fallen trees possible
- Some short term loss of power and other services