Yellow Warning of Snow and Wind

The Met Office has issued a Yellow Warning of Wind and Snow.

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Issued at: 0256 on Sat 21 Nov 2015
Valid from:0300 on Sat 21 Nov 2015
Valid to:1500 on Sat 21 Nov 2015

Warning Text:

A swathe of gale force north to northwesterly winds, accompanied by bands of rain and snow, will move south across much of central and southern Britain today Wind gusts of 50-60 mph are likely in places, especially near coasts, with 60-70 mph gusts possible near eastern coasts. In any one area, the strongest winds will last for only a few hours, clearing last from southeastern areas of England.

Additionally, some of the snow will settle this morning, especially on higher ground, but also temporarily at low levels, with a couple of cm in places. Ice will be an additional hazard.

Please be aware of the likelihood of some difficult driving conditions and possible travel disruption due to any of these factors.

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Yellow Warning of wind

The Met Office has issued a Yellow Warning of Wind.

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Issued at: 0939 on Tue 17 Nov 2015
Valid from: 1600 on Tue 17 Nov 2015
Valid to: 0200 on Wed 18 Nov 2015

Warning Text:

West or southwesterly gales or severe gales are expected to sweep eastwards across the southern half of the UK later on Tuesday. Gusts into the 40-50 mph are likely widely across southern England and southernmost parts of Wales with 50-60 mph gusts likely along coasts, possibly as much as 70 mph in very exposed locations. The winds should quickly ease across western parts later on Tuesday evening and across eastern parts shortly after midnight.

Be aware of the risk of disruption to travel and to trees. With the strength of the winds, large waves are likely to affect some coastal areas. Read more