Posted: Tue 9th Dec 2014

Two weather alerts issued as gale force winds are set to batter north Wales this week

News and Info from Deeside, Flintshire, North Wales
This article is old - Published: Tuesday, Dec 9th, 2014


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The met office has issued TWO yellow weather warning for wind and gales across much of north Wales including Flintshire.

1st warning is valid from: 9pm on Tue 9th Dec through to 6am on Thu 11th Dec

Flintshire, Gwynedd, Isle of Anglesey, Conwy, Denbighshire are likely to affected from tonight, through Wednesday and into  Thursday morning.

Winds are forecast to reach gale force throughout most of Wednesday, waves will be unusually high in coastal areas which will bringing the risk of localised flooding of roads and causeways.

Frequent wintry showers will also bring an additional hazard, mainly over higher ground and the public should be aware of the potential for disruption to travel and power supplies

As is often the case Flintshire Bridge will close based on readings taken from wind gauges on the bridge.

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2nd warning is valid from: 00:10am on Fri 12th Dec through to 12pm on Fri 12th Dec

There is the potential for local severe gales, to develop across much of England and Wales during the first half of Friday, before easing by early afternoon.

A band of heavy rain will accompany the low pressure system, this pushing quickly east through the day.

The public should be aware of the risk of disruption to travel and perhaps power supplies.

The second alert is likely to be updated in the coming days as confidence grows in track and timing of this system says the met office.

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