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Storm Agnes: Met Office updates 55 mph wind warning

Storm Agnes to bring a spell of strong and disruptive winds through Wednesday afternoon into early Thursday.

The warning has been issued from 12 pm on Wednesday 26 September until 7 am on Thursday 27 September.

‘Storm Agnes will approach southwest Ireland early on Wednesday and track northeast across Northern Ireland and Scotland before clearing on Thursday morning.

‘Whilst there is still some uncertainty in the exact track and depth of Agnes, gusts of 45-55 mph are expected widely inland and 50-60 mph over hills and around coasts.

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‘The strongest winds are expected to affect Northern Ireland, southwest Scotland, west and northwest Wales, Cumbria and Lancashire where some places inland may see gusts of 60 mph and 65-75 mph over hills and around coasts.

‘These are most likely during the second half of Wednesday afternoon and through the evening.’

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