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Warning for strong winds

Warning for strong winds

Published by May Norman at 11:56am 3rd July 2020.

Warning: Strong winds expected

  • A weather warning for strong winds is in place across Harrogate, Craven and Wharfedale.
  • The Met Office has issued a yellow alert from 12am Sunday (5 July) to 4pm.

There's a weather warning in place for parts of Harrogate, Craven and Wharfedale over the weekend.

The Met Office has issued a yellow alert for strong winds.

Forecasters predict gales from 12am on Sunday (5 July) through to 4pm.

What to expect

The Met Office has issued some advice ahead of the gusty weather:

  • There is a slight chance of some damage to buildings, such as tiles blown from roofs
  • There is a small chance of longer journey times or cancellations as road, rail, air and ferry services are affected
  • There is a small chance that some roads and bridges could close
  • There is a slight chance that power cuts may occur, with the potential to affect other services, such as mobile phone coverage
  • There is a small chance that injuries could occur from large waves and beach material being thrown onto sea fronts, coastal roads and properties