YELLOW WARNING OF WIND

The Met Office have issued a yellow warning of wind.

Issued at:
1232 on Wed 14 Jan 2015
Valid from:
1700 on Wed 14 Jan 2015
Valid to:
0600 on Thu 15 Jan 2015

2015-1-15

Warning text:
Gales or severe gales are expected to develop across much of England and Wales for a time tonight. Inland gusts may locally exceed 60 mph close to the squally cold front, whilst gusts of 60 to 70 mph seem likely at coastal sites in the south and west, as well as across hills. Gusts may exceed 75 mph in the more exposed coastal locations.

The public should be aware of the risk of disruption to transport and possibly power supplies.

The previous warning covering much of the UK has been split; this warning for southern Britain is restricted to the overnight period, with the risk receding eastwards by morning.

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YELLOW WARNING OF RAIN

The Met Office have issued a Yellow Warning of rain.

Issued at:
1307 on Wed 14 Jan 2015
Valid from:
1800 on Wed 14 Jan 2015
Valid to:
0800 on Thu 15 Jan 2015

2015-1-14

Warning text:
A deepening area of low pressure is expected to move northeast passing close to northwest Britain on Thursday. A spell of heavy rainfall is expected across many parts of Wales, western and southern England in association with this system, lasting from Wednesday evening in the west, before clearing southeast England on Thursday morning, after which clearer, colder weather is expected to follow.

The public should be aware of the risk of disruption to travel due to standing water and spray, as well as localised flooding.

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