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Stormy Monday warning from Met Office


By David G Scott

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The Met Office has issued a Yellow Warning of high winds across the far north coastline on Sunday and into Monday.

The bulletin warns that "very windy weather is possible across northern parts of Scotland with "a risk of disruption to travel, particularly ferry services".

Met Office Yellow Warning for Monday with high winds forecast around the north Caithness coastline.
Met Office Yellow Warning for Monday with high winds forecast around the north Caithness coastline.

The bulletin states: "Strong winds are possible during Sunday evening and overnight, before easing quickly during Monday morning.

"There is potential for wind gusts to reach 80 to 85 mph, and in excess of 90 mph in a few locations, particularly over the Western Isles. The strongest gusts will be from a westerly or southwesterly direction. However, the very strongest winds may remain just offshore."

Further information can be found at: www.metoffice.gov.uk/weather/warnings-and-advice/uk-warnings


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