Strong winds on the way for Wirral this weekend

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Wirral is set to see a blustery weekend of weather as stronger winds are forecast for the area.

Parts of the UK has been issued severe weather warnings for strong winds as winds could reach 60 mph.

Although Wirral is not on a warning winds will pick up through Sunday bringing coastal gales to areas like New Brighton.

Gusts could reach 45 mph at times during Sunday afternoon.

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The Met Office say: “A wet and windy day for most of the region on Friday with rain persisting throughout, becoming quite heavy and prolonged over higher ground.

“Toward the south, there could be some drier, brighter spells at times. Risk of coastal gales.

“The unsettled theme continuing on Sunday as conditions remain wet and blustery. Monday and Tuesday turn more settled and drier with increasing bright spells and only a few showers”.