Scotland's weather: Much of country braced for winds of up to 75mph

The Met Office has issued series of weather warnings for much of Scotland over the next three days.

Friday, 28th January 2022, 12:03 pm
A series of weather warnings have been issued across Scotland.
A series of weather warnings have been issued across Scotland.

Forecasts warn of high winds and extreme weather in much of the country, with gusts of up to 75mph forecast in parts of the nation.

The weather warning is in place nation-wide from 7am tomorrow.

A series of weather warnings will remain in place over the weekend.

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According to the Met Office: “Strong winds will likely cause some travel disruption and generate some large and dangerous waves around the coasts.

"Road, rail, air and ferry services may be affected, with longer journey times and cancellations possible

“Some roads and bridges may close

Power cuts may occur, with the potential to affect other services, such as mobile phone coverage

“Some damage to buildings could happen

“Injuries and danger to life could occur from flying debris as well as from large waves and beach material being thrown onto sea fronts, coastal roads and properties”