Published on : Thursday, November 8, 2018
The Meteorological Office issued yellow warning valid for 09:00 GMT on Fri 09 November to 21:00 GMT on Fri 09 November. It warns that a spell of heavy rain and strong winds is expected on Friday. The warning is for Northern Ireland, South West England, and Wales.
Spray and flooding on roads might elongate the journey times. Some delays to road, rail, air and ferry transport are likely. It is likely that some coastal routes, sea fronts and coastal communities will be affected by spray and/or large waves. Business offices and home may get flooded. short term power loss and other services is expected. Delays for high-sided vehicles on exposed routes and bridges are possible.
There are no flood warnings but the some areas are put on flood alert.
People should stay alert for floods in areas: Coastal areas of Pevensey seafront, Coast at North Morecambe Bay, Somerset coast at Porlock Weir, South Cornwall Coast from Lands End to Lizard Point, South Cornwall Coast from Lizard Point to Gribbin Head excluding Truro City, South Devon Coast from Dawlish Warren to Seaton, South Devon Coast from Start Point to Dawlish Warren, South East Somerset Rivers, Upper Reaches, Upper River Wey, Wyre estuary from Fleetwood and Knott End to Little Eccleston.
The Met Office had said, “Some intense bursts of rain, as well as autumn leaf fall blocking drains, increases the likelihood of impacts”.
Yellow is the lowest of the three categories of Met Office warnings which also include amber and red. Red warning represents the most dangerous weather.