Amber warning for Wind

The Met Office has issued an Amber warning for wind.
Issued at: 07:58 on Mon 8 Feb 2016
Valid from: 0810 on Mon 8 Feb 2016
Valid to: 1800 on Mon 8 Feb 2016

An area of very strong winds is likely to extend east across southwest England and parts of central southern England on Monday morning. Gusts of 60-70 mph are likely widely, with 80 mph gusts in exposed coastal areas, particularly Cornwall and North Devon, and also along the South Wales coast and through the Bristol Channel. Some very large waves are also likely to affect many coasts, in particular north coasts of Cornwall and Devon.

Winds should gradually ease through the afternoon and evening. This warning has been updated to include a greater part of the South Wales coast.

Please be prepared for disruption to travel as well as possible damage to trees and structures, and interruption of power supplies.

This is an update to the warning to extend the amber area to cover more of the Bristol Channel, including Cardiff and Bristol, and also English Channel coasts of Sussex and Kent.

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Yellow Warning of Wind

The Met Office has issued a Yellow Warning of Wind

Issued at: 1054 on Fri 27 Nov 2015
Valid from: 0900 on Sat 28 Nov 2015
Valid to: 1800 on Sun 29 Nov 2015


Warning Text:

A blustery weekend is expected across England and Wales with winds strengthening from the west on Saturday morning. Gusts around coastlines exposed to the westerly or southwesterly winds could reach 60 mph at times. Inland gusts will be less frequent but could still reach 50 to 55 mph. Further strengthening from the west is expected on Sunday where gusts around western coasts could locally reach 70 mph. Elsewhere gusts of 60 mph are possible, particularly in western areas.

Please be aware of the potential for some disruption due to the strong winds.

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