It’s definitely a windy start to October! The Met Office have a weather warning in place covering all Scottish regions as well as North England and Northern Ireland, the Chief Forecaster confirms the following;
“Winds are expected to strengthen across northwestern areas on Sunday evening with a swathe of gale force winds expected to cross many northern parts of the UK during Monday. Gusts of 50-60 mph are likely to develop quite widely, with gusts of 70 mph possible over parts of northern and western Scotland and more locally over high ground elsewhere. Winds are expected to peak across western Scotland in the early hours of Monday and through the Central Belt of Scotland during Monday morning’s busy travel period. The strongest of the winds should gradually become confined to northeast Scotland by late evening. In addition, frequent heavy showers are likely to affect parts of western and northern Scotland. This warning has been updated to include more of northwest England whilst the likelihood in the risk matrix has been elevated”
This warning is set to be active until 11.55pm tonight, wind speeds of the extent noted are likely to result in some damage. If the weather is adversely affecting you please don’t hesitate to get in contact with us. For further weather updates you can visit the Met Office Website.