A Code Level Orange weather alert has been issued for Saturday 15th December 3pm to 12 midnight. Average wind speeds are predicted to be 65 km/hr with gusts of up to 100km/hr.
Motorists and pedestrians are advised to take account of prevailing weather conditions and to expect debris on roads and footpaths with the possibility of falling slates and trees/branches. Heavy rainfall is also expected which will lead to surface water and spot flooding.
The public are also advised to keep in touch with up to date weather forecasts.