Met Office warns Wirral of 70 mph winds


The Met Office have issued Wirral a severe weather warning for strong winds.

The more settleed weather will come to an end this week as an area low pressure moves in.

Weather warnings are in place from 9pm Wednesday to 3pm on Thursday.

Gusts of over 50 mph are expected but the Met Office warn that more exposed parts and coastal areas could see winds reach 70 mph.

Strong winds could lead to power cuts and some delays to road, rail, air and ferry transport.

Chief Meteorologist Andy Page, said: “After the recent settled spell the weather will turn more unsettled this week with strong winds and rain.

“Yellow weather warnings for wind are in force. The second of two areas of low pressure is likely to bring the most widespread strong winds, with gusts of 55mph widely across England and Wales later on Wednesday and Thursday, with gusts up to 70mph in exposed western locations.”

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