Gales warning for North West

The Met Office has issued a gales warning for the North West for tomorrow.

Friday, 27th March 2015, 11:42 am
The weather is expected to be windy today

It says winds will strengthen during Saturday morning to bring gales to many locations in Cumbria and the edge of north Lancashire.

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The swathe of strongest winds will start in the southwest of the yellow alert warning region, near the Lancashire/Yorkshire border, during the early morning before transferring northeastwards through the day.

Gust speeds are expected to reach 55-60mph, with more exposed locations seeing some gusts of 65mph.

The public should be aware of the potential for some localised travel disruption.