Met Office Issue Warning Of Strong Wind Ahead Of Storm Dennis

MET OFFICE ISSUE WARNING OF STRONG WIND AHEAD OF STORM DENNIS

The Met office has issued a Yellow weather warning for strong winds to hit Dumfries, Galloway as Storm Dennis has the potential to bring very strong winds and transport disruption during Sunday and Monday morning.

Between 12:00 (UTC) on Sun 16 Feb 2020 and 12:00 (UTC) on Mon 17 Feb 2020

A spokesperson for the Met Office said “Potential for very strong winds to develop across the region in association with Storm Dennis. The location and strength of the strongest winds is uncertain at this stage, but there is a small chance that winds will gust up to 70 mph for a time. More typically winds will gusts to 50 mph at times. The strongest winds could also coincide with the Monday morning peak travel period.”

What to expect
• Delays to road, rail, air and ferry transport are possible and there is a small chance that some roads and bridges could close.
• Some coastal routes, sea fronts and coastal communities are likely to be affected by spray and/or large waves
• There is a slight chance of some damage to buildings, such as tiles blown from roofs
• There is a slight chance that power cuts may occur, with the potential to affect other services, such as mobile phone coverage

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