Storm Francis 25/8/20 morning update.

Good morning. Impacts from Storm Francis are being felt across the UK and Ireland today. This an update for Tuesday 25th August.

Update Amber Warning issued

The latest Met Office warnings can be found here

The latest Met Eireann warnings can be found here

Some of the rainfall totals from earlier today from the Met Office

and from Met Eireann

Top gusts as of 10:00 this morning from

Some of the impacts so far from Storm Francis.

For us in the Western isles impacts have been minimal and expected to stay that way a gust of 29 mph was recorded at Stornoway Airport and some rain into the Uists and Barra. Again nothing significant.

I will do another update this evening. If anything significant occurs between now and then I will do an extra update.

Please note –

PLEASE DO NOT USE Western Isles Weather for the protection of life and property and as your only source. These warnings will be posted by us, time permitting, to this page. Please seek out the Met Office website or app for the very latest updates. Use the SEPA Website or Floodline contact number for the very latest updates on flooding risk. In the event of any extreme weather, follow any and all advice or guidance given by local emergency planning, Police, HM Coastguard etc.

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