Weather warning for wind across North Devon
- Credit: Getty Images/iStockphoto
North Devon is set to experience strong gusts of wind, particularly in coastal areas, tomorrow (Friday).
North Devon is set to be hit by gale force winds tomorrow (Friday) as the Met Office issues a weather warning.
Coastal areas could see periods of 50 to 60mph gusts, with isolated gusts of up to 70mph.
It is thought there could be some travel disruption due to trees being brought town, and heavy rain is also expected.
This could cause issues with surface water on the roads.
You may also want to watch:
A yellow weather warning for rain is currently in place from 11am Friday until 3am Saturday.
A chief forecaster for the Met Office said: “A low pressure system currently developing in the Atlantic looks to run into southern parts of the UK on Friday.
- 1 2021 North Devon Show cancelled
- 2 Man wielding knife arrested in Barnstaple park
- 3 Braunton farmer admits ploughing up 'semi natural' land
- 4 North Devon high streets get set to welcome residents back
- 5 Prince Philip's last North Devon visit remembered
- 6 Rapid coronavirus tests now available across Devon
- 7 Property of the Week: Ford Rise, Bideford
- 8 Flags fly at half mast across North Devon for Prince Philip
- 9 Date set for reopening of Bideford Pannier Market
- 10 iLab marks 10th birthday with pledge to raise £10,000 for North Devon Hospice
“There remains some uncertainty over the track and timings of this but the signal remains for the strongest winds to affect parts of northern France and the English Channel.
“Whilst many areas will see the strongest winds clear during Friday evening the northeast of the warning area will see them continue into Saturday morning.”
If you spot any travel disruption, contact the newsdesk by emailing us.