Merseyside warned of more severe weather as 70 mph winds and heavy rain expected


Merseyside has been issued another severe weather for strong winds after storm Atiyah hit on Sunday night.

Winds could hit 70 mph in some places with the severe weather expected to last from 5am to 5pm on Tuesday.

Heavy rain will also drench the region through Tuesday making it a dreadful day to be outdoors.


A forecaster at the Met office said: “Very strong south to southwesterly winds are expected to develop across parts of Wales, England and Scotland during Tuesday.

“Winds will strengthen through the morning with gusts of 50-60 mph likely inland, and 60-70 mph around some coasts and over higher ground.

“The strongest winds will probably occur ahead of an intense band of rain that is expected to move quickly eastwards during the day, winds easing once this clears.”

The Met Office warned that the strong winds could cause some delays to transport and a risk of power cuts.

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