Train companies are advising against travel to Scotland due to Storm Isha, and National Highways is warning of road disruption in most areas of the country. The Met Office has issued an amber warning for gales, with winds expected to reach 80 mph in exposed areas including North Yorkshire. LNER and TransPenine Express are encouraging passengers to change their travel plans to avoid the storm, and ticket restrictions have been lifted for today and tomorrow. Passengers are urged to check conditions and train status before embarking on their journey. High-sided vehicles and ‘vulnerable’ vehicles are at a high risk of being blown over, and road users are advised to take extra care.
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