The Met Office has issued severe weather warnings for the gales in Scotland and Northern Ireland for today and the public should be aware of the potential for some minor disruption to travel, as runners are expected to take part in the annual Great North Run in Newcastle.
A spell of gale force westerly winds is expected later Sunday, peaking on Monday across much of Scotland, the north of Northern Ireland and coasts of north west England and north Wales.
The public should be aware of the potential for some minor disruption to travel and keep up to date with the latest weather forecast information.
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