Weather warning Th /fri 13th Nov

Please see below for the information schools have received for Police and partners issue reminder of severe weather warnings

Following reports of an amber weather alert (be prepared) for the Highlands and Islands, Police Scotland and partner agencies are reminding the public to be prepared for potential disruption in response to weather warnings for severe gales and lightning from 21:00 hours tomorrow (Thursday 12 November 2015) until 12:00 hours on Friday afternoon (13 November 2015).

In addition to the high winds and lightning, there are warnings of large waves which may lead to overtopping along coastal routes and causeways. There is a strong possibility of disruption to public transport and power utilities.

Members of the public, businesses and communities are advised to plan ahead and prepare for possible power outages ahead of the storm. Where possible, secure outdoor items which could be dangerous in the wind. It is also asked that communities look out for vulnerable neighbours.

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