Weather Alert: Storm Erik set to hit Ayrshire tomorrow
Between 09:00 Fri 8th and 18:00 Fri 8th
Strong winds will affect Northern Ireland and western Scotland on Friday, with some transport disruption likely.
A deep area of low pressure will bring windy and often wet weather across much of the UK on Friday and Saturday. A period of particularly strong winds will affect Northern Ireland and western Scotland on Friday, with gusts of 50 to 60 mph inland and occasionally 70 mph along exposed coasts. Winds will ease slightly on Friday evening.
What to expect
- Some delays to road, rail, air and ferry transport are likely
- Delays for high-sided vehicles on exposed routes and bridges likely
- Some short term loss of power and other services is possible It's possible that some coastal routes, sea fronts and coastal communities could be affected by spray and/or large waves