A spell of very strong winds is expected to spread from the south-west across Wales and many parts of England through Thursday morning.
Gusts of 50-60 mph are possible for many areas, with gusts of 70 mph in places. Winds will begin to ease across Wales through late morning, and across the rest of the area by evening.
What to expect
- There is a small chance of injuries and danger to life from flying debris
- 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 and danger to life could occur from beach material being thrown onto sea fronts, coastal roads and properties
Areas affected in Wales
- Blaenau Gwent
- Isle of Anglesey
- Merthyr Tydfil
- Neath Port Talbot
- Rhondda Cynon Taf
- Vale of Glamorgan