Wind speeds of up to 50mph set to hit Suffolk this week
PUBLISHED: 19:00 23 August 2020 | UPDATED: 19:36 23 August 2020
Wind speeds are set to pick up again this week - with a yellow weather warning in place in Suffolk over two days.
Forecasters are predicting Suffolk will have a mild day today, expected to be dry and bright.
However, wind speeds are set to pick up again on Tuesday and reach up to 50mph - the threshold at which Highways England considers closing the Orwell Bridge in Ipswich.
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Rain is also expected on Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, with Wednesday expected to be dry.
The Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning for wind in south-east of England for Tuesday and Wednesday.
Zoe Johnson, meteorologist at Weatherquest, said: “Although the odd showers on Monday are possible, we should have a dry and bright afternoon with light wind.
“Tuesday will be a wetter day - it will be cloudy with outbreaks of rain, and will be another quite windy day.”
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