STORM Isha is set to hit the South West with strong winds this Sunday (January 21).

The Met office has issued an amber warning for strong winds which will be in place from 6pm on Sunday until 9am on Monday, January 22.

The latest forecast said: “Storm Isha will bring a spell of very strong winds during Sunday evening into Monday.

“Disruption to travel and utilities is likely.”

Somerset County Gazette:

Here is what to expect according to the Met Office:

  • There is a good chance that power cuts may occur, with the potential to affect other services, such as mobile phone coverage
  • Probably some damage to buildings, such as tiles blown from roofs
  • Longer journey times and cancellations are likely, as road, rail, air, and ferry services may be affected
  • Some roads and bridges are likely to close
  • Injuries and danger to life are likely from large waves and beach material being thrown onto coastal roads, sea fronts, and properties