UK Weather News

The Met Office has issued their most severe weather warning today.

A red weather alert has now been extended to all of London and Eastern England, following the landfall of Storm Eunice.

Storm Eunice has already started to last parts of the UK with powerful winds. Further disruption to transport is expected to continue throughout the morning.

The red warning is the most significant warning that the Met Office can issue.

 

What Does A Red Warning Mean For You?

 

When the Met office issues a red warning it means a high impact is very likely and folk should expect ‘significant disruption and dangerous conditions due to extremely strong winds’.

The warning, which was issued prior to 4am..covers the period between 10am and 3pm.

For us, it means that millions are being warned to take extra precautions over fears flying debris could pose a risk to life.

The red warning has been extended to cover Greater London, Kent, Surrey, Essex and East Sussex. And, it follows an earlier warning that will commence at 7am, which will cover the coastline of Devon, Cornwall and Somerset as well as the south coast of Wales.

More Information…

 

If you are travelling between England and Wales, you may experience difficulties the M48 Severn Bridge will close, while the other option, the Prince of Wales bridge may well be closed from 6am.Storm Eunice is not the first, major weather event to hit the nation this week, but is the second, and potentially could be the most damaging.

 

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