Storm Barra will be at its worst in Birmingham at around 3.00pm on Tuesday, accord to some weather experts.
Experts at windy.com have said Storm Barra’s wind gusts will be at their strongest at approximately 3.00pm when the wind speed is set to surpass 50mph.
As a direct result of Storm Barra, the Met Office issued Birmingham and other parts of the United Kingdom with a variety of different yellow status weather warnings.
The wind warning that applies to Birmingham is valid between 9.00am 11:59pm on Tuesday.
“Windy conditions developing over western UK early on Tuesday morning will soon spread eastwards across the warning area bringing gales, severe over coastal areas, for a time,” reads the warning on the Met Office website.
“Wind in many areas will start to ease during Tuesday evening.
“Inland, gusts of 45-50 mph are widely expected with coastal areas likely to see gusts of 55-65 mph, especially along North Sea coasts during the evening. In addition to wind, showers and longer spells of rain, as well as hill snow in the north, will make for unpleasant and difficult travel conditions,” the Met Office added.
What to expect:
- Some delays to road, rail, air and ferry transport are likely.
- Probably some bus and train services affected, with some journeys taking longer.
- Delays for high-sided vehicles on exposed routes and bridges likely and some damage to trees possible.
- Some short term loss of power and other services is possible.
- It’s likely that some coastal routes, sea fronts and coastal communities will be affected by spray and/or large waves.