20th July 2019

Yellow fog warning for Somerset

A yellow weather warning for fog is in place across South West England including Somerset today (Thursday) and tomorrow.

The warning states:

“Areas of fog are expected form quickly Thursday evening with areas of existing fog expanding. Visibilities of less than 100 m is expected in places but as the fog forms it is likely to be patchy with varying visibilities in relatively short distances. During Thursday evening the fog in the southeast of England is expected to clear but is more likely to persist over parts of southwest England through into Friday morning.”

The Met Office has warned of slower journey times with delays to bus and train services possible and a chance of delays or cancellations to flights.

The warning, affecting Bath and North East Somerset, Bournemouth, Bristol, Cornwall, Devon, Dorset, Gloucestershire, North Somerset, Poole, Somerset, South Gloucestershire and Wiltshire, is in place from 17:00 on Thursday 27 December until 11:00 on Friday 28 December.