Weather and travel updates as Christmas rush begins amid warnings

Daily Echo: Travel chaos as Christmas storm hits UK with strong gales and torrential rain Travel chaos as Christmas storm hits UK with strong gales and torrential rain

People travelling for Christmas face "quite severe" disruption as strong gales and torrential rain are set to cause travel chaos.

Severe weather warnings are in place for much of the UK, threatening to cause localised flooding across southern England and Wales and strong winds are expected, with speeds of up to 80mph in coastal areas of southern England.

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2:23pm Mon 23 Dec 13

CarlyKin says...

Came on DE yes I want to know about other incidents in the UK due to this weather but surely those closer to home should be included! I cannot see any confirmation yet on your blog that IOW ferries are suspended or that First Hampshire have suspended double decker buses on Itchen Bridge.
Came on DE yes I want to know about other incidents in the UK due to this weather but surely those closer to home should be included! I cannot see any confirmation yet on your blog that IOW ferries are suspended or that First Hampshire have suspended double decker buses on Itchen Bridge. CarlyKin

2:25pm Mon 23 Dec 13

CarlyKin says...

No sooner does my comment go on we now have a new one put on which will hopefully report on local incidents/warnings. Thank you DE
No sooner does my comment go on we now have a new one put on which will hopefully report on local incidents/warnings. Thank you DE CarlyKin

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