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Storm Hector (Thu 14th June)

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GloriaSmud Wed 13-Jun-18 11:11:51

Weather warning issued by the metoffice for very windy weather, for the north/Scotland/N. Ireland.

GloriaSmud Wed 13-Jun-18 11:13:41

Netweather's thoughts on it.

Justmuddlingalong Wed 13-Jun-18 15:18:44

Current wind map over the UK.

GloriaSmud Wed 13-Jun-18 18:39:22

Amber warning issued for some parts of N. Ireland.

Tr1skel1on Wed 13-Jun-18 21:55:43

Getting wet and windy in the Irish sea area. Not unusual weather for autumn, but it's the first proper rain we have had in nearly a month!

SouthernComforts Wed 13-Jun-18 21:57:37

There's a lovely breeze in N Manchester but no rain yet.

dementedma Wed 13-Jun-18 21:59:15

raining and getting windy here in Central Scotland. We've had a great run of weather so it had to break sometime

Justmuddlingalong Wed 13-Jun-18 22:02:28

Drizzling here on the east coast of Scotland. Was a bit breezy earlier but dead calm now. The air has that weird, earthy smell you get when you get rain after a dry spell.

TaighNamGastaOrt Wed 13-Jun-18 22:05:19

Smurry rain in N scotland tonight. 50mph wind forecast tomorrow though.
Still, its warm rain.
This means summer

GloriaSmud Wed 13-Jun-18 22:32:28

Rain from Hector showing up well here on Netweather's radar.

GloriaSmud Wed 13-Jun-18 22:35:01

And Hector's position can be seen here.

Nellyphants Thu 14-Jun-18 05:31:36

V high winds in Dublin

Perihelion Thu 14-Jun-18 10:21:49

Currently mean wind speed of 50mph on the Forth Road Bridge, with gusts of 70mph.
Nearly blown off my feet walking the dog.

GloriaSmud Thu 14-Jun-18 14:16:16

Wind should begin to ease this afternoon. Latest travel disruption for Scotland ~ lots of bridges closed/not allowing high sided vehicles.

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