A weather warning has been issued with strong winds set to arrive in North Wales over the weekend.
The Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning for “very windy weather” across Wales and most of the UK for this Saturday (November 27).
It will come into force at 12am and will last for most of the day until 6pm.
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Residents have been warned of delays to road, rail, air and ferry transport during this period as well as potential power cuts, road closures and a slight chance of damage to buildings.
A Met Office spokesperson said: “The strongest winds will arrive across northern Scotland during Friday afternoon, before becoming more widespread overnight and into Saturday morning. Winds will tend to slowly ease from the north during the afternoon.
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“The location and strength of the very strongest winds remains uncertain. However, gusts seem likely to reach 50 to 60 mph widely, with 70 to 80 mph possible in coastal locations, particularly in parts of Scotland and north-east England.”
The Met Office forecast for Wales for this week is as follows:
A cold start. Decent amount of sunshine in the south but turning increasingly cloudy in the north with the odd shower. Feeling cool with temperatures around average for November. Maximum temperature 10 °C.
Cloud building everywhere overnight with the outside chance of some drizzle under thickest cloud. The cloud keeping it milder than recent nights with only a local frost under any breaks. Minimum temperature 3 °C.
A cloudy start to Wednesday. Brief bright spells developing through the morning, but a band of thicker cloud reaches the north and west in the afternoon, bringing outbreaks of rain. Maximum temperature 10 °C.
Thursday to Saturday:
Brighter, breezier, and colder again on Thursday. Then becoming unsettled on Friday and Saturday with periods of strong winds and rain, also continuing to feel rather cold.
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