Severe weather warning issued for North West and Yorkshire

The stormy conditions are expected to cause travel disruption, as people start to make their way home after visiting family. The North West alert also includes parts of Yorkshire and starts at 6pm, lasting until 3am on Thursday (December 28) with alerts for high winds which could potentially cause transport delays, damage and power loss.

The stormy conditions are expected to cause travel disruption, as people start to make their way home after visiting family, which is in place from 3am until 6pm today, December 27. The North West alert also includes parts of Yorkshire and starts at 6pm, lasting until 3am on Thursday (December 28) with alerts for high winds which could potentially cause transport delays, damage and power loss.

, “heavy rain and snow may result in some disruption”, with a small chance that power cuts will occur and other services, such as mobile phone coverage, may be affected and there is a slight chance that some rural communities could become cut off.. Spray and flooding could lead to difficult driving conditions and some road closures, and there is a small chance of travel delays on roads with some stranded vehicles and passengers, along with delayed or cancelled rail and air travel.Thunder and lighting has been reported across Yorkshire this evening and a wild hailstorm is currently battering parts of North Kirklee

Source: leedslivenews