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Yellow weather warning for wind

A yellow weather warning for wind has been issued by the Met Office for Wednesday.

Key information:

  • Warning area covers whole of the Scottish Borders
  • Warning runs from 9am to 5pm on Wednesday
  • Gusts of up to 55mph are expected widely
  • Hills and coastal areas are likely to experience gusts of up to 65mph
  • Heavy rain is also forecast during the late morning and early afternoon
  • Be prepared for high winds
  • More information:

    Strong and blustery southwesterly winds will quickly spread southwards across Scotland on Wednesday, reaching Northern Ireland and northern England by late morning or early afternoon. Gusts of 45 to 55 mph are expected widely with a few places - most likely hills and coastal areas - are likely to see gusts reaching up to 65 mph. 

    During the late morning and early afternoon high gusts will be accompanied by rain, heavy at times before wind starts to slowly ease from the north later.

    Visit the Met Office website for more information and advice.

    Further updates will be provided as required.

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