Storm Dudley now heading for Grimsby and Scunthorpe

Storm Dudley now heading for Grimsby and Scunthorpe

A yellow weather waning has now been issued across Northern Lincolnshire for the upcoming Storm Dudley.

Initially the storm was only estimated to affect the North of the country but the Met Office has now issued an update stating that Grimsby, Scunthorpe and the surrounding areas will be affected.

From 3 pm on Wednesday until 6 am on Thursday a yellow warning for wind will be in place for Storm Duduley then another warning in place on Friday for Storm Eunice from midnight until 9 pm.

A spokesman for the Met Office said: “Storm Dudley to bring a spell of very strong winds and a risk of disruption later Wednesday and into the small hours of Thursday

“The yellow area has been shrunk southwards to remove northern Scotland, whilst also extended southwards as far as Wales, the Midlands and East Anglia. The end time has also been brought forward.

“Road, rail, air and ferry services may be affected, with longer journey times and cancellations possible, as well as some roads and bridges may close

“Fallen trees and some damage to buildings, such as tiles blown from roofs, could happen

“Power cuts may occur, with the potential to affect other services, such as mobile phone coverage

“There is a chance of injuries and danger to life from flying debris, as well as large waves and beach material being thrown onto sea fronts, coastal roads and properties”


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