Amber Warning for Wind Saturday 29th January

There is an Amber warning for wind covering parts of the Lothians and Borders, Grampian, Tayside, and Fife and is valid from 0700 to 1500 tomorrow. Please be aware of possible impacts from Storm Malik’s west to northwesterly winds, gusting to 75mph in the most exposed areas tomorrow morning.
Disruption to transport is likely during tomorrow morning and there is a good chance that some power cuts will occur. Property damage is also likely as well as generally dangerous conditions due to flying debris. Please ensure all external items that could be picked up by the wind and cause damage/injury, are moved indoors.

Storm Arwen Update – Red Warning

The red warning will affect the east coast of Scotland including East Lothian from 3pm this afternoon and expected to last through the evening and into the early hours of Saturday morning. The forecasted strengths of winds include gusts of up to 80-90mph which has potential to cause storm damage.

Please advise neighbours, friends and relatives to take basic precautions such as moving rubbish/recycling bins, garden furniture, hanging baskets and securing play equipment such as trampolines to ensure they do not cause damage to cars or property if blown over.

Please be prepared for power cuts!