The Met Office issues a weather warning for parts of Scotland with gusts of 80mph
A weather warning has been issued for Scots, with parts of the country expected to experience winds of up to 80mph.
The Met Office issued the warning on Wednesday 8 November, warning that blasts of up to 60-70mph and up to 80mph will hit some areas. Forecasters say this could cause serious disruption to travel plans and even power outages.
The warning covers northern parts of Scotland, including the Highlands and Outer Hebrides, the Daily Mirror reported.
A Met spokesman said: “Some coastal roads, waterfronts and coastal communities are likely to be affected by spray and/or large waves.”
The weather warning comes just days after Storm Ciaran hit parts of the UK, causing the evacuation of homes and major travel chaos.
The effects of the storm left thousands of people in part of Surrey without a water supply after it hit a water treatment plant.
Several further flood warnings have been issued across the UK this week. The Environment Agency announced that heavy rains continue to threaten parts of the country 19 flood warnings In areas including Sussex, Lincoln, Yorkshire, the Isle of Wight and more.
Met Office meteorologist Simon Partridge warned that Britons would see wet and stormy weather on Wednesday moving across the country, with some “locally heavy rain”.
“By then, river levels would have recovered for three days, so hopefully by then things won’t be quite as sensitive as they are now,” he added.
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