Good afternoon all this is an afternoon update about the storm currently impacting the Western Isles. This isn’t a named storm per say but is the remements of Hurricane Zeta which made landfall on the Louisiana during the middle of last week and was in the Caribbean sea before that so a very well travelled system.
We are currently in the peak of the strong winds which is expected to last until 8/9 pm this evening. With winds gusting 60 to 70 mph possibly in some locations reaching 80 mph. We are also seeing thundery showers and some hail mixed in.
The latest from the Met Office with the Met Office warning lasting till 2100 this evening.
The latest on the Met Office warnings can be found here
The lastest from Scottish Environment Protection Agency
and the latest flood alert for the Western Isles.
Full details and the latest updates from SEPA can be found here https://floodline.sepa.org.uk/floodupdates/info/group-id/4964/
The last 24 hours lightning strikes from Netweather. The squally showers are giving us some thundery showers
Today’s top 20 wind gusts up to 1300 today. Image from Netweather
I will keep you bang up to date across the weekend with the very latest updates.
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