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Possible severe gales on Monday 28th.

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OhYouWickedWickedWitch Wed 23-Oct-13 14:10:38

I'm keeping a pretty close eye on developments for Monday. some of the models (in particular gfs) are showing a deep low developing over England, with the majority of the gfs runs taking the worst of the wind over the south.

Massive if. But if the weather were to pan out as those models are suggesting it would be a damaging storm, especially given the trees still being in leaf. I'd keep an eye on the met office early warnings page and if they start warning about it then it would be a good weekend to tidy the garden before you lose your stuff wink

I'll update as things become clearer.

PinkGlove Sun 27-Oct-13 21:59:36

In Cornwall, lots of rain but no strong winds YET ...

For those in the SW, here are some useful numbers in case you need them ...

Western Power (Powercuts) - 0800 365900
Gas Leaks - 0800 111999
South West Water (Burst Water Main) - 0844 3462020
Fallen trees/standing water on the roads:
Devon Highways - 0300 123 5000
Cornwall Control room - 0300 1234222
Dorset Council road problems 0845 0678 999
Somerset County Council 0845 345 9155
Flooding on Somerset levels 0800 9176520 or 01278 435209

duchesse Mon 28-Oct-13 00:53:42

Took me 6 hours to get from Woking to Exeter by train this evening. Actually missed Downton Abbey. And it wasn't even cause by the storm! It was a signal failure.

duchesse Mon 28-Oct-13 01:01:46

Getting a bit blusterous out there but not too bad.

kateandme Mon 28-Oct-13 02:22:42

does anyone know whether it will be hitting the derby nottingham areas?

oldsilver Mon 28-Oct-13 02:35:07

Thread Number 2 over here.

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