Friday, June 22, 2012

Windy weekend on the way

MetService has issued a Severe Weather Warning for strong winds in the Wellington area for Saturday.

Northwest winds are expected to rise to gale force durning Saturday - from 3pm Saturday, expect severe gale force gusts of up to 120km/h.  Winds should ease late evening.

Winds of this strength have the ability to damage trees, powerlines and loose structures, and make driving hazardous - especially for high-sided vehicles and motorbikes.

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