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Region prepares for 80mph winds as Storm Ali hits

An amber weather warning has been issued by the Met Office. Photo: The Met Office

The region is preparing for 80mph winds as Storm Ali hits the country. The Met Office have released an amber weather warning - the second highest alert.

The first named storm of the season brings strong winds which could cause damage to trees, buildings and may be a danger to life, the Met Office say.

Conditions are set to ease around 5pm.

A tree on the A75, near Newton Stewart, has fallen onto the road. Credit: ITV Border
Queensway, Carlisle Credit: Garry Wood

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