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Storm Brendan: What you need to know

A yellow weather warning for gales of up to 70mph is out until late Wednesday morning.

Forecasters have been warning about such extreme conditions - including a combination of high tides and strong winds - as Brendan is the latest storm to lash Britain this week.

:: Which areas are likely to be most affected?

A Yellow warning is in place for England and Wales  A yellow warning (meaning "be aware" the weather conditions might affect you) is issued for Wales, the midlands and southern parts of the UK.

:: What can I excpect?

  • Some delays to road, rail, air and ferry transport are likely
  • Probably some bus and train services affected, with some journeys taking longer
  • 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

:: Will it cause a lot of disruption?

The Met Office says road, rail, air and ferry services may be affected.

:: Should we be worried?

Don't be worried - but it is important to be aware, read the official guidance and check weather broadcasts when the storm arrives.

 

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