Yellow Warning Issued for Strong Winds

Yellow Warning Issued for Strong Winds

The MET office have issued a yellow weather warning for strong winds for Friday 26th & Saturday 27th April.

A spell of strong winds is expected across parts of South Wales, South and South West England, bringing a risk of disruption to travel. The warning is in place from 9pm on Friday until 3pm on Saturday.

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A spokesperson commented; “Strong winds will push from West to East across parts of South Wales and South West England late Friday, then across parts central southern England through Saturday. Gusts of 60-70 mph are likely around exposed coasts of South Wales and South West England, whilst gusts of 45-55 mph are likely across more inland parts of central and southern England on Saturday.

What to expect

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

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