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UK weather warnings – Met Office

What do the warning colors mean?

Red warning

  • Hazardous weather is expected, and if you haven’t already done so, you should take action now to keep yourself and others safe from the impacts of severe weather.
  • Risk to life is highly likely, with significant disruption to travel, energy supplies and possible widespread damage to property and infrastructure.

Amber alert

  • The likelihood of being affected by severe weather is increasing, potentially disrupting your plans.
  • This means there is the potential for travel delays, road and rail closures, power cuts and potential risk to life and property.

Yellow warning

  • Yellow warnings can be issued for a range of weather situations.
  • It is important to read the text of the yellow warning to determine which weather condition is being warned.

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