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Storm Hector

Storm Hector has been named by Met Éireann with widespread gusts of 50 - 60 mph expected across northern Britain.

A deep area of low pressure, named Storm Hector by Met Eireann, will bring a spell of wet and unseasonably windy weather to the northern half of the UK during Wednesday night and Thursday morning.

Strong westerly winds will bring widespread gusts of 50-60mph to Northern Ireland early on Thursday morning, before spreading eastwards across Scotland, northern England and north Wales.  Wind strengths may reach 70mph in exposed locations.

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