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Met Office – Yellow Warning for Wind – West Midlands – Friday 13th November 2015

 A Yellow Warning for Rain has been issued for wind for several regions including the West Midlands, specifically affecting Herefordshire.

An active trough will move quickly from west to east on Friday morning, bringing heavy, showery rain with a risk of thunder. Winds will become briefly squally with gusts of 50-60 mph possible, perhaps locally up to 70 mph along exposed coasts and hills. Winds will ease a little by mid morning but remain strong and gusty.

The public should be aware of the potential for disruption to travel and possible damage to trees.

Issued by the Met Office at 15:23 on Thursday, 12th November 2015

Valid from 04:00 on Friday, 13th November 2015 until 10:00 on Friday, 13th November 2015

For more details please go to: http://www.metoffice.gov.uk/public/weather/warnings

Plan journeys accordingly and check for travel disruption at   http://www.help2travel.co.uk/mattisse/index.htm  .  Take extra care when driving.  Further useful websites, telephone lines and twitter accounts, that may help you to prepare for your journey, are listed on our traffic and travel page

The Environment Agency and Public Health England have produced a Flood Leaflet titled ‘Flooding: Advice for the Public’ which can be downloaded by clicking this link: Jan2014_PHE_EA_Flooding Advice for the Public Guide

Visit our Specific Risk – Flooding pages for further information.

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