ADVICE TO PUBLIC FOLLOWING FORECAST OF STRONG WINDS FOR THE REGION February 12th, 2014 admin Latest News Shares Comments ADVICE TO PUBLIC FOLLOWING FORECAST OF STRONG WINDS FOR THE REGION Merseyside Police is asking members of the public to take care in the event of high winds forecast for the region by the Meteorological Office. Winds are predicted to increase from about 4pm this afternoon and are expected to last until approximately 10pm, with a potential for disruption on highways and near to coastal areas. Merseyside Police has been working with partner agencies to ensure public safety and minimal disruption for the communities of Merseyside. The force would like to reassure the public that together with partner agencies, there are tried and tested contingency plans in place for extreme weather conditions. Those plans have been implemented today and partner agencies will respond appropriately to all emergency calls and ensure recovery plans are in place to return to a state of normality as soon as possible. The public are asked to exercise caution during periods of severe weather and avoid unnecessary journeys. Officers are also reminding residents to avoid coastal areas during the high winds. Submit News Contact us with your community, business or sport news. Phone 07930717137 Email [email protected] Twitter www.twitter.com/onthespot_news Facebook www.facebook.com/otsnews.co.uk Related Comments comments!