Storm Hannah: Gusts of up to 70mph expected across south Wales

Strong wind is expected to hit parts of south and west Wales as Storm Hannah makes it’s way in.

The Met Office has issued a yellow ‘be aware’ weather warning for the area, with gusts of up to 70mph expected from 9.00pm on Friday until 3:00pm on Saturday.

There will be some delays to road, rail, air and ferry transport, along with bus and train services.

It is also likely that some coastal routes, sea fronts and coastal communities could be affected by spray and/or large waves.

It comes just less than a week after after Wales basked in the highest ever Easter Sunday temperatures. Top temperatures reached almost 24 degrees.

Areas expected to be affected:

  • Blaenau Gwent
  • Bridgend
  • Caerphilly
  • Cardiff
  • Carmarthenshire
  • Ceredigion
  • Gwynedd
  • Merthyr Tydfil
  • Monmouthshire
  • Neath Port Talbot
  • Newport
  • Pembrokeshire
  • Powys
  • Rhondda Cynon Taf
  • Swansea
  • Torfaen
  • Vale of Glamorgan

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