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Amber Weather Warning

Between 07:00 (UTC) on Fri 18 Feb 2022 and 12:00 (UTC) on Fri 18 Feb 2022 Storm Eunice is forecast to cause significant disruption and dangerous conditions due to extremely strong winds.

What to expect

  • Flying debris resulting in danger to life
  • Damage to buildings and homes, with roofs blown off and power lines brought down
  • Uprooted trees are likely
  • Roads, bridges and railway lines closed, with delays and cancellations to bus, train, ferry services and flights
  • Power cuts affecting other services, such as mobile phone coverage
  • Large waves and beach material being thrown onto coastal roads, sea fronts and homes, including flooding of some coastal properties

Further details

Extremely strong west to southwesterly winds will develop over southwest England and south Wales early on Friday. Widespread inland gusts of 70-80 mph are likely and up to around 90 mph near some coasts, with dangerous conditions on beaches and seafronts. Winds are expected to ease from the west during the late morning.

For the latest information go to UK weather warnings – Met Office

17 February 2022
Last Updated
17 February 2022
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