Birmingham Weather: Met Office Forecasts Yellow Weather Warning - Here’s When

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The Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning for wind in Birmingham - here are the latest details:

The Met Office has issued a Yellow Weather Warning for strong winds in Birmingham, lasting until 10pm on Monday night.

A yellow weather warning will hit half of the UK, affecting swathes of England, Wales and Northern Ireland. Here's what the forecast says about the weather conditions in Birmingham during this warning period:

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Yellow warning for Wind forecast for Birmingham

The Met Office said: “Sunny spells and scattered blustery showers, these heavy at times with hail, particularly during the early hours of the morning where showers may turn squally. Feeling noticeably chiller compared with recent days in the brisk northwesterly winds. Maximum temperature 10 °C.”

The Met Office warning in place for wind on Monday April 15.The Met Office warning in place for wind on Monday April 15.
The Met Office warning in place for wind on Monday April 15.

Tonight’s Forecast

Minimum temperature is expected to be 5 °C.

The showers are expected to ease overnight, leading to largely dry conditions. However, it will remain fairly windy overnight, maintaining the chilly feel in the brisk winds.

Tuesday’s Forecast

Maximum temperature is expected to be 12 °C.

Tuesday is expected to be a drier day with sunny spells, though the odd shower is still possible. It will be another breezy day, though winds will be much lighter than Monday. The weather will feel fresher than of late.

The yellow weather warning of wind is in place until 10pm this evening.The yellow weather warning of wind is in place until 10pm this evening.
The yellow weather warning of wind is in place until 10pm this evening. | AFP via Getty Images

Here's the hour-by-hour forecast for today:

12pm: Temperature 7°; Wind 33 mph; 50% chance of rain

1pm: Temperature 6°; Wind 38 mph; 40% chance of rain

2pm: Temperature 5°; Wind 38 mph; 60% chance of rain

3pm: Temperature 4°; Wind 36 mph; 60% chance of rain

4pm: Temperature 4°; Wind 36 mph; 40% chance of rain

5pm: Temperature 4°; Wind 36 mph; 40% chance of rain

6pm: Temperature 3°; Wind 36 mph; 30% chance of rain

7pm: Temperature 4°; Wind 35 mph; 20% chance of rain

8pm: Temperature 3°; Wind 36 mph; 40% chance of rain

9pm: Temperature 3°; Wind 37 mph; 50% chance of rain

10pm: Temperature 3°; Wind 36 mph; 40% chance of rain

11pm: Temperature 3°; Wind 37 mph; 50% chance of rain

The outlook for Saturday to Monday expected to be generally dry, though it could be cloudy at times with some showers possible. Temperatures will be around the seasonal average, bringing a noticeable fresher feel to the weather.

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What to Expect & Met Office travel advice:

The Met Office warns that the following impacts are possible due to the strong winds:

  • Disruption to travel in a few places, longer journey times, and power cuts.
  • Residents are advised to check road conditions if driving, or bus and train timetables, and amend travel plans if necessary.
  • Preparations for power cuts should include gathering torches and batteries, a mobile phone power pack, and other essential items.
  • Those on the coast should be aware of large waves, which can sweep you off your feet and out to sea even from the shore.

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