Weather warning for 55mph winds overnight and on Saturday

The Met Office has issued this yellow weather warning for strong winds.

Between 00:15 Sat 9th and 15:00 Sat 9th

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A spell of strong winds will move from west to east through Saturday, bringing potential travel disruption.

What to expect

– Some delays to road, rail, air and ferry transport are likely
– Delays for high-sided vehicles on exposed routes and bridges likely
– Some short term loss of power and other services is possible
– It’s likely that some coastal routes, sea fronts and coastal communities affected by spray and/or large waves.

Wet and windy, but becoming drier and brighter later.

Cloudy and windy with rain, heavy and persistent in places, particularly over western hills. Rain will clear eastwards in the late afternoon allowing some sunny spells to develop. Maximum temperature 11 °C.

Remaining windy overnight, especially over hills. Some showery outbreaks of rain are possible this evening but generally it will be dry a dry night with occasional clear spells. Minimum temperature 3 °C.

Largely dry Saturday with strong winds and spells of sunshine, but cloudier conditions across the north during the morning may produce some outbreaks of rain. Winds easing in the evening. Maximum temperature 10 °C.

Outlook for Sunday to Tuesday:
Mostly cloudy with showery outbreaks of rain Sunday. These clearing by Monday morning, leaving the rest of period dry and largely clear, but cold with overnight frost and patchy fog.

Updated: 02:11 on Fri 8 Feb 2019 GMT