Strong winds warn­ing

Evening Express (City Final) - - News -

A WEATHER warn­ing for “very strong winds” has been is­sued for the whole of the north-east. The Met Of­fice said in­land gusts of up to 60-70mph, with gusts of 80mph in ex­posed lo­ca­tions, are ex­pected to hit the re­gion be­tween 3am and 11.59pm on Fri­day. Fore­cast­ers said: “A weather sys­tem will move east­wards across the UK on Fri­day bring­ing wide­spread gales. “In­land gusts of 60-70mph are pos­si­ble with gusts of 80mph in ex­posed lo­ca­tions in Scot­land, North­ern Ire­land and north­ern Eng­land. “There re­mains some un­cer­tainty in the track of this sys­tem and where the strong­est winds will oc­cur.” The ex­perts added: “Heavy rain­fall may be an ad­di­tional hazard across parts of north­ern and western Scot­land. “The warn­ing may change slightly over the com­ing days.”

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