Weather warning issued with 70mph gales forecast

The weather warning will be in place until 5pm today (Thursday).

The weather warning will be in place until 5pm today (Thursday). - Credit: Archant

The Met Office is advising people to take care when in coastal locations today (Thursday) with strong winds predicted to batter North Somerset.

It has issued a weather warning for strong winds which will last until 5pm.

A spokesman said: “A brief spell of very strong winds is expected as a line of heavy rain moves eastwards over the UK during Thursday afternoon.

“While most places will miss the worst a few spots may see gusts in excess of 70mph.

“Please be aware of a very low likelihood of disruption, primarily to travel, from falling trees and debris.


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“An area of rainfall moving eastwards is associated with some very strong and squally winds.

“The strongest winds are very localised so many places will not see disruption.”

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