Met Office issue a 'YELLOW' warning of rain and wind for Flintshire – 1st Jan
The Met Office has issues a YELLOW weather alert for Flintshire due to expected high winds and heavy rain over the next few hours.
1048 on Thu 1 Jan 2015
1100 on Thu 1 Jan 2015
2100 on Thu 1 Jan 2015
Very strong south-westerly winds will develop along some Irish Sea coasts and across north-west Wales from late morning on New Year’s Day (Thursday), extending across parts of southern Scotland and northern England in the afternoon and evening. Gusts of 50 to 60 mph are likely, especially around exposed coasts and to the lee of hills. On some high-level routes, gusts may exceed 70 mph.
Heavy rain will also affect many areas, with the risk of localised flooding across parts of Cumbria and north-west Wales.
The public should be aware of the risk of some disruption due to strong winds and rain.
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