Lytham St Anne’s is forecast to be hit by gusting winds after the Easter weekend according to a warning from the Met Office. The alert is in place from 3 p.m. on Tuesday 11th April until 5 a.m. on Wednesday 12th April. The warning covers much of the North West including Lancashire and Cumbria. Forecasters have predicted that the period of strong winds, perhaps in excess of 60 mph in coastal areas, will bring the potential for some disruption.
The Met Office said: ‘A developing area of low pressure running north through the Irish Sea is likely to bring a spell of strong winds, accompanied by some heavy rain, to parts of central and western England, Wales, southwest Scotland and the east of Northern Ireland. Gusts of 45-50 mph are possible inland and perhaps in excess of 60 mph for a time around some Irish Sea coastal areas.’