The UK saw severe weather conditions throughout the course of Wednesday 12 February 2014 and as forecast the strongest winds hit the Welsh and Northwestern coast. Below you can see the highest gusts of wind and rainfall totals recorded at Met Office observing sites on Thursday 12 February 2014.
Maximum gust speeds:
|Site||Area||Elevation (m)||Max gust speed (mph)|
|MUMBLES HEAD||WEST GLAMORGAN||43||96|
|WIGHT: NEEDLES OLD BATTERY||ISLE OF WIGHT||80||96|
|CAPEL CURIG NO 3||GWYNEDD||216||93|
|HIGH BRADFIELD||SOUTH YORKSHIRE||395||92|
|CAPEL CURIG NO 3||GWYNEDD||37.4|
|BANAGHER, CAUGH HILL||LONDONDERRY||35.8|
|PATELEY BRIDGE, RAVENS NEST||NORTH YORKSHIRE||27.4|
|TREDEGAR, BRYN BACH PARK||GWENT||26.8|
The unsettled weather will continue over the next 48 hours with a system bringing heavy rain on Friday 14 February, however the latter part of the weekend should bring drier and brighter weather for many. Everyone is advised to stay up to date with the latest Met Office forecasts and National Severe Weather Warnings and find out what to do in severe weather.