Warning in place as 50mph winds set to batter Norfolk

Andrew Cummings
January 14, 2020

Experts at the Met Office described the yellow status warning as "a widely very windy period expected Monday afternoon and evening with some disruption to travel likely".

As well as the weather warning for strong winds, the Met Office has also issued a warning for heavy rain.

The Met Office said: "Some delays to road, rail, air and ferry transport are likely".

'An area of very strong winds will move eastwards across the United Kingdom through Monday afternoon and evening, clearing eastwards overnight.

'Inland gusts of 45-55 miles per hour are more likely.

From 1pm forecasters also predict there will also be heavy rain tomorrow and Wednesday morning.

The winds will pick up again earlier on Tuesday with similar speeds of 45 to 55mph reaching as high as 60mph in more exposed areas.

Coastal routes, seafronts and coastal communities could be affected by spray and/or large waves, it warns, and there may be some short term loss of power and other services.

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