How windy will it get on Merseyside during Storm Doris ?


Storm Doris has been named and is set to batter Merseyside during Thursday.

Wirral, Liverpool and the rest of Merseyside is directly in the zone that is due to receive to strongest of winds, in the Amber warning area.

The amber warning could see gusts of up to 80mph which cause damage to tree’s, buildings and large coastal waves, which could cause some flooding.

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The worst of the winds we will see this Thursday during midday, so it could be a dangerous time to head out, unlike a nighttime storm when everyone is indoors.

70mph+ winds are expected around lunchtime and the Amber weather warning is in place until 8pm.

The Met Office say: “A developing area of low pressure is expected to move across the UK on Thursday.

“The exact timing and track of this system remain uncertain but there is potential for a short-lived core of very strong winds to develop.

“Whilst some disruption is expected outside of this stronger swathe of winds, the amber area looks most likely to see more significant disruption”.

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