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Yellow weather warning
Warning details for UK
Strong winds continuing to cause potential disruption to travel
What to expect
- Some delays to road, rail, air and ferry transport are likely
- Probably some bus and train services affected, with some journeys taking longer
- Delays for high-sided vehicles on exposed routes and bridges likely
- Some short term loss of power and other services is possible
- It’s likely that some coastal routes, sea fronts and coastal communities will be affected by spray and/or large waves
Reason for update
The warning has been extended to cover northwest Wales.
Strong westerly winds slowly moderating through Wednesday. Wind gusts of 45-50 mph expected widely across the region, with a potential of 55-65 mph for exposed coastal locations. In addition to strong winds, there is a potential for large waves along windward coasts.
Warning impact matrix
Regions and local authorities affected:
- Isle of Wight
- West Sussex
- Bath and North East Somerset
- Bournemouth Christchurch and Poole
- Isles of Scilly
- North Somerset
- South Gloucestershire
- Isle of Anglesey
- Neath Port Talbot
- Vale of Glamorgan
What do the warning colours mean?
- Dangerous weather is expected and, if you have not done so already, you should take action now to keep yourself and others safe from the impact of the severe weather.
- It is very likely that there will be a risk to life, with substantial disruption to travel, energy supplies and possibly widespread damage to property and infrastructure.
- There is an increased likelihood of impacts from severe weather, which could potentially disrupt your plans.
- This means there is the possibility of travel delays, road and rail closures, power cuts and the potential risk to life and property.
- Yellow warnings can be issued for a range of weather situations.
- It is important to read the content of yellow warnings to determine which weather situation is being covered by the warning.