Met Office issues severe weather warning as wind is expected to hit southwest – .

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Met Office issues severe weather warning as wind is expected to hit southwest – .


The Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning as the wind is expected to hit the southwest this weekend.
Gales of up to 60 mph will hit the Westcountry on Saturday (November 27) with a warning in place from midnight to 6 p.m. that day.

Much of the country could be affected by the windy weather, according to the Met Office.

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The national meteorological office warns that delays in road, rail, air and ferry transport are likely.

They also warn that there is a low risk of damage to buildings, such as blown tiles on roofs, and that there is a low risk that some roads and bridges will close.

The Met Office also says there is a slight chance that power outages will occur, which could potentially affect other services, such as mobile phone coverage.

The Met Office chief forecaster said: ‘The strongest winds will arrive in the north of Scotland on Friday afternoon, before generalizing overnight and Saturday morning.

“The winds will tend to weaken slowly from the north during the afternoon. The location and strength of the strongest winds remains uncertain.

“However, gusts seem likely to be well into 50-60mph, with 70-80mph possible in coastal areas, particularly parts of Scotland and north-east England. “

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According to the Met Office website, they issue yellow weather warnings for several reasons.

The website states, “Many are issued when the weather is likely to cause low level impacts, including disruption to travel to a few locations.

“Many people may be able to continue with their daily routines, but some will be directly impacted, so it’s important to assess whether you might be affected.

“Other yellow warnings are issued when the weather could have much more serious impacts on the majority of people, but the certainty that these impacts will occur is much lower. “

The Met Office Warnings Impact Matrix shows that Saturday’s warning has a “very low probability and medium impact.”

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