Stormy spell of weather set for Flintshire later tonight

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The Met Office has issued this yellow alert for winds gusting at up to 50 miles per hour across the region.

People are advised to take care this evening as Storm Gareth is expected to bring winds 80km/hr with gusts of 110 to 130km/hr.

Transport for Wales has announced that they have put in planned cancellations for Wednesday 13th March 2019 as Storm Gareth passes through.

Winds hit 60 miles per hour for a second day across coasts as Storm Gareth continued to move across the United Kingdom on Wednesday.

He added: "There will be strong winds across most of the United Kingdom due to Storm Gareth and that's why we have a yellow warning". Another weather front of rain and winds sweep across Britain on Friday. High-sided vehicles and motorcyclists are particularly vulnerable to strong winds.

Storm Gareth swept in across Northern Ireland on Tuesday, causing problems on the roads with fallen trees and the cancellation of ferries. Winds will gradually ease during Wednesday afternoon.

There could be 50mm to 60mm of rainfall over higher ground in Cumbria.

Gusts could even reach 80mph along northern coasts, the Met Office said.

Mr Deakin also revealed that there will be another yellow weather warning in place in the north wets due to the amount of rain on Thursday morning.

England where a yellow warning for rain is in place from midnight tonight to midday tomorrow (Tuesday).

Gusts are expected to reach 65mph in coastal areas.

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