STRONG winds could cause “disruption” in the South West this Saturday (August 5).

The Met Office issued a yellow wind weather warning that will be in place on Saturday from 6am to 9pm.

The latest forecast said “unseasonably windy weather will affect parts of the UK on Saturday leading to a risk of disruption to travel and outdoor activities”.

What to expect


  • There is a good chance of longer journey times or cancellations as road, rail, air and ferry services are affected
  • There is a chance that some roads and bridges could close
  • There is a chance that power cuts may occur, with the potential to affect other services, such as mobile phone coverage
  • There is a small chance of injuries from flying debris, and large waves and beach material being thrown onto sea fronts, coastal roads and properties
  • There is a slight chance of some damage to buildings, such as tiles blown from roofs, as well as to temporary structures and tents