Storm Barbara: fears over Christmas travel as Met Office issues warnings

Storm Barbara: fears over Christmas travel as Met Office issues warnings

Heavy rain and gusts of up to 90mph predicted as 12 million UK drivers prepare to take to roads ahead of holiday weekend

Storm Barbara is threatening to play havoc with Christmas getaway plans as winds are forecast to reach up to 90mph.

Around 12m cars are expected to hit the roads on Friday and conditions are likely to be challenging across most of the UK, with predictions of heavy rain adding to concerns.

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Source: Guardian Transport

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