Following Met Office amber weather warnings for wind in some parts of the UK yesterday, some high gust speeds were recorded late last night and into the early hours of the morning. The highest gust speed at lower levels was recorded at Fair Isle, Shetland which saw speeds of 86 mph this morning, while the highest gust recorded at a mountain site was 135 mph at Cairngorm Summit.
Max gust speed at lower level sites
|Date/time||Site name||Area||Elevation||Max Gust Speed (mph)|
|30/01/2013 06:00||Fair Isle||Shetland||57||86|
|30/01/2013 01:00||Loch Glascarnoch||Ross & Comarty||269||79|
|30/01/2013 01:00||Stornoway Airport||Western Isles||15||78|
|30/01/2013 04:00||Wick Airport||Caithness||36||75|
|30/01/2013 00:00||South Uist Range||Western Isles||4||75|
|30/01/2013 00:00||Tain Range||Ross & Cromarty||4||70|
|30/01/2013 03:00||Wight: Needles Old Battery||Isle Of Wight||80||68|
Max gust speed recorded at mountain sites
|Date/time||Site name||Area||Elevation||Max gust speed (mph)|
|30/01/2013 00:00||Cairngorm Summit||Invernessshire||1237||135|
|30/01/2013 01:00||Aonach Mor||Invernessshire||1130||110|
|30/01/2013 00:00||Bealach Na Ba||Ross & Cromarty||773||101|
|30/01/2013 02:00||Glen Ogle||Perthshire||564||77|
Warnings remain in place for wind in some areas, you can keep up to date with the latest severe weather warnings on our website.
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