Storm Francis Yellow Met Office Weather Warning 25th August

Storm Francis will bring some very strong winds leading to disruption to travel and power supplies along with potential damage to trees.

  • Injuries and danger to life from flying debris are possible
  • Some damage to buildings, such as tiles blown from roofs, could happen
  • Road, rail, air and ferry services may be affected, with longer journey times and cancellations possible
  • Some roads and bridges may close
  • Power cuts may occur, with the potential to affect other services, such as mobile phone coverage
  • Injuries and danger to life could occur from large waves and beach material being thrown onto sea fronts, coastal roads and properties

Stronger gusts are expected with potential for medium impacts.

Valid from 09:00 on Tuesday, 25 August 2020 until 09:00 on Wednesday, 26 August 2020

Issued by the Met Office at 10:20 on Saturday, 22 August 2020

Updated by the Met Office at 10:07 on Monday, 24 August 2020

Publishing date: 
Monday, 24 August, 2020