Heavy winds expected in Peterborough as Storm Helene rushes through

A weather warning has been put in place for Peterborough as the remnants of Storm Helene rush through the city.

Monday, 17th September 2018, 10:08 am
Updated Monday, 17th September 2018, 11:13 am
The Met Office weather warning
The Met Office weather warning

The Met Office has put the wind warning in for much of the country - including Peterborough. The warning is place from 9pm tonight (Monday) until 6pm tomorrow (Tuesday).

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The warning means there could be damage to trees, with the possibility of large branches falling, and 'some disruption to transport.'

A spokesman for The Met Office said: "Although now expected to bring less strong winds, the remnants of Storm Helene will move northeastwards across Wales and England during Monday night and Tuesday. A spell of strong winds is expected, initially mainly in the far southwest of England and across west and south Wales. The strongest winds then transferring across the Midlands and parts of northern England during Tuesday morning and into the afternoon. Winds are likely to gust 40-50 mph quite widely across the warning area whilst some coasts and hills of southwest England and Wales could have gusts of 55-60 mph."