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The Dartford crossing will be closed on Friday due to Storm Eunice bringing 100 mph winds

by LLB Reporter
17th Feb 22 4:11 pm

From 5am on Friday the Dartford Crossing will be closed as Storm Eunice is set to bring 100 mph winds which will cause severe disruption across the UK.

National Highways, South-East tweeted on Thursday, “Please be aware, #A282 #QEIIBridge will be closed from 5am tomorrow morning in readiness for #StormEunice. @metoffice. “Please plan ahead of your journey.”

The Met Office has issued a red weather warning with “danger to life” as Storm Eunice will being winds of up to 100mph in the UK.

The red alert is in place for southwest England and the Met Office has issued a “danger to life” amber alert covering nearly the whole of England

There are warnings of more power outages and in some areas there are warning of snow and blizzard conditions.

The Met Office have warned, “Extremely strong west to southwesterly winds will develop over southwest England and south Wales early on Friday.

“Widespread inland gusts of 70-80 mph are likely and up to around 90 mph near some coasts, with dangerous conditions on beaches and seafronts.

“Winds are expected to ease from the west during the late morning.”

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