The MET Office has issued a yellow weather warning for the South Coast this evening, cautioning residents and revelers as they ring in the New Year. Anticipating the arrival of gales or severe gales accompanied by heavy showers, this weather alert is in effect from 10:00 PM until midnight.
The forecasted severe weather conditions may result in potential disruptions to both transport and infrastructure in the affected areas. People are advised to exercise extreme caution and take necessary precautions while out and about during this time.
In particular, the public is strongly urged to stay away from coastal areas on New Year’s Eve due to the expected high winds and hazardous conditions at sea. In the event of a coastal emergency, individuals are reminded to dial 999 and request assistance from the coastguard.