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Met Office – Yellow Warning of Wind for West Midlands

Yellow Warning of Wind for West Midlands

 

Yellow Warning of Wind for West Midlands : Herefordshire, Shropshire, Staffordshire, Stoke-on-Trent, Telford and Wrekin, Warwickshire, West Midlands Conurbation & Worcestershire valid from 2100 Wednesday 17 January to 1300 Thursday 18 January 2018.

 

Between 21:00 Wed 17th and 11:00 Thu 18th

Very strong winds will affect parts of the UK during Wednesday night and into Thursday. The strongest winds are expected to transfer eastwards across the warning area before clearing by late morning. Road, rail and ferry services may be affected, with longer journey times and cancellations. There is also a possibility that some bridges may close. Power cuts may occur, with the potential to affect other services, such as mobile phone coverage. Injuries and danger to life from flying debris are possible, along with some damage to buildings. In addition, large waves are expected to affect some western coasts with beach material being thrown onto sea fronts, coastal roads and properties.

 

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