Severe Weather for the Western Isles 1st January 2022 – Wind and flood warnings.

Good afternoon Western Isles a mid afternoon update on the severe weather for today. A little bit later with blog update as I was working nightshift on New Year’s Eve. Not too long awake.

Here are the highest wind speeds across the UK so far today including the Western Isles. Image from Netwather.

Here is the reminder of the Met Office warning

from the Met Office Chief forecaster

The very latest can be found here https://www.metoffice.gov.uk/weather/warnings-and-advice/uk-warnings#?date=2022-01-01&id=ca849c70-d66c-4eb2-a6cd-7b0d1b17938c&details

A flood alert has been issued for the Western Isles by SEPA

A flood warning has been issued for Eriskay Causeway

A flood warning has also been issued for Stornoway

The latest updates can be found here https://floodline.sepa.org.uk/floodupdates/info/group-id/13140/

Thanks for reading

Please do NOT use Western Isles Weather for the protection of life and property please follow local and national government issued warnings and advice. Please have more than one source for weather information in extreme weather, Such as the Met office and follow any advice and instructions from emergency responders.

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