Storm Gareth: Strong winds set to hit North West today

Storm Gareth: Strong winds set to hit North West today

Storm Gareth: Strong winds set to hit North West today

The Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning and told people to take extra care around the seafront areas along the Yorkshire coast.

Due to that wind, any brief patches of showers will pass through the country as we head into the latter part of the afternoon.

The wind field will be massive and strong wind gusts are once again expected to return here.

Westerly winds will reach mean speeds of 50 to 65km/h and gusts of 90 to 110km.

The north-east recorded gusts of almost 60mph as Storm Gareth hit.

Two weather warnings remain in place this morning as Storm Gareth batters the country.

Storm Gareth strongest gusts

He added: "There will be strong winds across most of the United Kingdom due to Storm Gareth and that's why we have a yellow warning". I'm posting below the hi-res forecast GFS computer model wind gusts Thursday evening.

Police teams have issued travel warnings and advice with Storm Gareth bringing treacherous and risky driving conditions in Calderdale. 20-40 mm of rainfall is expected quite widely with 50-60 mm possible over higher ground in Cumbria.

There is also risk of coastal flooding due to high seas along Atlantic coasts. Another weather front of rain and winds sweep across Britain on Friday. The wind and showers will gradually ease as the day progresses, ahead of more prolonged evening rain.

"Winds will steadily ease through Wednesday morning".

Headline: Unsettled through much of this week, with a spell of potentially disruptive winds later tomorrow, Tuesday, into Wednesday, especially in the northwest.

The storm has been caused by a deep area of low pressure.

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