WEATHER WARNING: Gales to hit Notts

A severe warning has been called for Nottinghamshire with strengthening winds and even gales forecast.

By The Newsroom
Saturday, 6th February 2016, 9:26 am
Updated Saturday, 6th February 2016, 9:29 am
Weather alert.
Weather alert.

The Met Office has placed yellow warning over the East Midlands today, Saturday, February 6, telling people to ‘be aware’ of high winds expected today and possible disruption to travel.

Southerly winds are forecast to strengthen this morning across southern and then many eastern and central parts of England with gales developing. Winds should steadily decrease from the west this evening.

The Chief Forecaster said: “Southerly gales will develop today as an active frontal system moves across the area from the west. Gusts of 40-50 mph are likely quite widely inland.”

A weather alert is in place across southern and central England.

The heavy winds are expected to hit between 11am and midnight.

Regional forecast for East Midlands

Nottinghamshire will be generally cloudy today with heavy wind, with cloud and rain clearing tonight.

Tomorrow expect some sunny spells and scattered heavy showers and further rain spreading in the evening.

A weather alert is in place across southern and central England.

(Max 11°C, min 4°C)