Met Office issues yellow warning for High Peak as strong winds expected in midweek

The Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning for the High Peak, with strong winds expected to batter England and Wales in the middle of the week.

By Ed Dingwall
Tuesday, 9th March 2021, 10:38 am

Hilly areas may be hit by gusts of 60-70 miles per hour and heavy and blustery showers from 9pm on Wednesday until 3pm on Thursday. For low lying areas, winds will reach up to 55 mph.

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Road and rail transport may be disrupted, and there is a possibility of short term loss of power and other services.

Strong winds are expected across England and Wales on Wednesday and Thursday.