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Warning details for UK

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Description

A spell of very windy weather is likely on Tuesday in association with ex-Ophelia. Road, rail, air and ferry services might be affected, with longer journeys times likely, and some roads and bridges could close. Power cuts may occur, with the potential to affect other services, such as mobile phone coverage. Some damage to buildings, such as tiles blown from roofs, could happen. The warning area has reduced to take this out of Northern Ireland, southwest Scotland, northwest England and northwest Wales as winds are easing here.

Regions and local authorities affected:

  • Central, Tayside & Fife
  • North East England
  • SW Scotland, Lothian Borders
  • Strathclyde
  • Yorkshire & Humber
Central, Tayside & Fife
  • Angus
  • Clackmannanshire
  • Dundee
  • Falkirk
  • Fife
  • Perth and Kinross
  • Stirling
North East England
  • Darlington
  • Durham
  • Gateshead
  • Hartlepool
  • Middlesbrough
  • Newcastle upon Tyne
  • North Tyneside
  • Northumberland
  • Redcar and Cleveland
  • South Tyneside
  • Stockton-on-Tees
  • Sunderland
SW Scotland, Lothian Borders
  • East Lothian
  • Edinburgh
  • Midlothian Council
  • Scottish Borders
  • West Lothian
Strathclyde
  • North Lanarkshire
  • South Lanarkshire
  • East Dunbartonshire
Yorkshire & Humber
  • North Yorkshire
  • West Yorkshire
  • York

Chief Forecaster's assessment

Very strong winds are forecast to continue to affect some parts of the UK during Tuesday. Southwesterly winds are most likely to gust between 50 and 60 mph across much of the warning area with the potential for gusts of 70 mph over the far southeast of Scotland and parts of northeast England. The strongest winds are likely during the morning's busy travel period before gradually easing.

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