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Met Office – amber alert issued

The Met Office have issued an Amber Alert of Wind

Valid from 00:05 on Mon, 28th Oct 2013 until 21:00 on Mon, 28th Oct 2013

A very intense low pressure system is forecast to run northeastwards across the country early on Monday, bringing the potential for an exceptionally windy spell of weather for southern parts of the UK. At the same time, persistent, heavy rain could cause some surface water flooding.

There is some continuing uncertainty in the timing, intensity and track of the low. However, the public should be prepared for the risk of falling trees as well as damage to buildings and other structures, bringing disruption to transport and power supplies.

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Issued by the Met Office at 10:38 on Thu, 24th Oct 2013

Updated by the Met Office at 11:17 on Fri, 25th Oct 2013


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