Bristol weather: Warning for ‘very strong’ winds issued by Met Office

The Met Office has issued a weather warning for “very strong” winds for Bristol and many other parts of the country.

The ‘danger to life’ warning states strong gusts will hit much of the UK from Thursday morning (January 9).

Bristol, Bath and Cardiff are all included in the yellow weather warning, which runs between 3am to 6pm tomorrow.

The alert warns of a risk of flying debris, longer journey times and power cuts.

Today’s (January 8) forecast for the south west states: “A dry start to the day, before rain pushes in from the southwest.

(Image: Met Office)

“This will continue into evening, becoming heavy at times, with strengthening winds. Maximum temperature 11C.”

For tonight, the forecast says: “A cloudy night for most with rain slowly clearing through into the early hours.

“Becoming increasingly windy overnight, gales spreading to many parts. Minimum temperature 5C”.

The outlook for tomorrow (January 9) says: “Mostly dry at first on Thursday with sunny spells.

“Winds will ease during the day but further heavy showery rain will spread across southern parts during the day. Maximum temperature 10C.”

According to the latest Met Office forecasts, there will be sunny intervals from around 11am tomorrow (January 9) before an outbreak of showers from 2pm.

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