The British Meteorological Service has issued a red alert ahead of the arrival of Hurricane Younis, the second to cross the country in 48 hours. “Cause of significant disruption” due friday “Very Strong Winds”,
This Red Alert is in force in the south-west of England, from the tip of Cornwall to Cardiff, south of Wales, with winds that can reach 145 km/h on the coast. The whole of southern England including London is on Orange Alert.
it can cause a storm “Flying debris that threatens life”From “Damage to buildings and homes with soaring roofs and cut power lines”, According to the Met Office.
This can lead to closure of roads, railways, bridges and delay or cancellation of buses, trains, ferries.
Another storm, Dudley, caused little disruption in Scotland and northern England after hitting Britain on Wednesday, leaving thousands of homes without electricity.
The government announced on Thursday that it would hold a “COBR” emergency committee meeting to organize a response to the two storms.
A red alert was also issued in Ireland for the night of Thursday through Friday, with winds gusts up to 130 km/h and flooding at high tide for the west and south of the country.
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