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Met Office issues wind warnings as 50mph gales and heavy rain hit the UK this weekend

THE Met Office has issued Amber Weather Warnings for strong winds of 50 mph and heavy rain this weekend.

The conditions are expected to cause traffic delays and road users have been advised to exercise extra caution.

The first warning applies to parts of Cornwall and South West Wales between 1pm and 7pm tomorrow.

The Met Office said: “A patch of wet and windy weather will develop on Saturday afternoon, with coastal storms and heavy rain.

“Gusts in coastal areas are likely to reach 50-55mph and maybe even 60mph in the most exposed parts of Cornwall and South West Wales.

“Inland, away from hills and mountains, gusts peak at 45 to 50 mph. The wind will then ease off a bit as the evening progresses.”

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  • London is exposed to strong winds

    Winds will be strong for most of the day, with temperatures remaining cold throughout with highs of 13ºC.

    Initially cloudy with rain showers, these will clear as the winds ease and the clouds begin to clear.

    Overnight showers will develop in the English Channel, moving northwards and potentially severe with minimum temperatures of 5°C.

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    Spring weather shows no signs of abating and next week will see some showers and plenty of sunshine.

    In the south there is mainly dry weather, sunshine and some rainy periods.

    The most persistent rain is expected in the north-west, which is also most likely to be windy.

    Most of the week is expected to be warm.

  • Wet and windy start to April

    Some uncertainty goes into this period, with higher starting pressure expected to recede to the south resulting in lower pressure in the north.

    A mostly southerly airflow is expected, likely resulting in wet and windy weather interspersed with lighter and rainy conditions.

    Temperatures are likely to remain rather mild for most, although brief spells of colder conditions are still a possibility.

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    Ladbrokes’ Alex Apati said: “There’s every chance of record-breaking rain this month and the Brits will soon be hit with high winds and heavy showers.”

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    “The first half of March is sometimes on paper some of the snowiest stuff we’ve ever seen in a winter.

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    With climate change having an increasing impact, it is important to be aware of UV rays.

    Sunburn occurs when skin is exposed to UV rays from the sun, but can also result from tanning beds.

    Extreme sunburn can be very serious and even a mild sunburn may not heal properly, leading to aged skin and eventually skin cancer.

    the Met Office advises Sun protection and avoidance of excessive UV radiation.

  • Rain and wind expected

    The Met Office has confirmed wet and windy weather can be expected in the UK for the next few days.

    Met Office Chief Meteorologist Neil Armstrong said: “An energetic, mobile weather pattern is driving successive low-pressure systems across the Atlantic in the coming days. With high pressure in the east of the UK these systems are stalling and weakening as they reach us, bringing rain and wind together with milder air.

    No national severe weather warnings have been issued at this time, however this situation may change in the coming days so keep an eye on the forecast for your area.”

  • What to expect from the warning

    • Some road, rail, air and ferry delays are likely
    • Some bus and train services are likely to be affected, with some journeys taking longer
    • Delays likely for high-sided vehicles on exposed routes and bridges and possible damage to trees
    • Some momentary power outages and other services are possible
    • It is likely that some coastal routes, seafronts and coastal communities will be affected by spray and/or large waves
  • Yellow Office weather warning met

    On Saturday afternoon a patch of wet and windy weather will develop with coastal storms and heavy rain.

    Gusts in coastal areas are likely to reach 50-55mph and maybe even 60mph in the most exposed parts of Cornwall and South West Wales.

    Inland, gusts peak at 45-50 mph, away from hills and mountains. In the course of the evening the wind dies down a bit.

  • UK forecast for today

    Early clouds and patchy rain in the north and east clear into sunny spells for a time before cloud and rain return.

    In the south and west earlier, occasionally heavy rain, later sunny intervals and rain showers. Windy.

    Often fairly cloudy with showers or prolonged rain showers, the heaviest and most frequent showers likely over southern, western and central parts in the early hours.

  • What is a yellow weather warning?

    To prepare people for potentially hazardous or disruptive weather that Met Office provides color coded alerts to try to keep the public informed.

    They issue warnings from severe or hazardous weather that has the potential to cause “damage, widespread disruption and/or risk of death.”

    The alerts are given a color that reflects the seriousness, ranging from amber to amber to red.

    Yellow is the least dangerous of the weather warnings – it means “be careful”.

    Storms are possible in the next few days and could affect you.

    This potentially means canceling plans, dealing with travel delays, road and rail closures, power outages and the potential threat to life and property.

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Bobby Allyn

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